- comprising four parts or members.
- four times as great or as much.
- in fourfold measure.
Origin of fourfold
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The bread that he had cast upon the waters was returning to him fourfold.The Rock of Chickamauga
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If I have taken anything from any man, I restore him fourfold.How It All Came Round
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In the case of a sheep slaughtered or sold the restitution was to be fourfold.The Expositor's Bible:The Book of Numbers
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By means of fourfold pulleys the lift is increased to 40 feet.The Romance of Modern Mechanism
This process is fourfold, and the errors are in equal number.Novum Organum
- equal to or having four times as many or as much
- composed of four parts
- by or up to four times as many or as much
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Word Origin and History for fourfold
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