quadruple (n.)

  1. a set of four similar things considered as a unit

    [ Syn: quartet , quartette , quadruplet ]

  2. a quantity that is four times as great as another

    quadruple (adj.)

  1. having four units or components; quadruple rhythm has four beats per measure; quadruplex wire

    [ Syn: quadruplicate , quadruplex , fourfold , four-fold ]

  2. four times as great or many; a fourfold increase in the dosage

    [ Syn: fourfold , four-fold ]

    quadruple (v.)

  1. increase fourfold; His stock earning quadrupled'

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