[ sen-tuh-puh l, -tyuh- ]
/ ˈsɛn tə pəl, -tyə- /


a hundred times as great; hundredfold.

verb (used with object), cen·tu·pled, cen·tu·pling.

to increase 100 times.

Origin of centuple

1600–10; < Middle French < Late Latin centuplus, equivalent to Latin centu(m) 100 + -plus -fold
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Examples from the Web for centuple

  • I knew that thou wilt give him the centuple, and therefore thought only how I could reach thee the soonest.