[ sen-tuh-puhl, -tyuh- ]
/ ˈsɛn tə pəl, -tyə- /
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a hundred times as great; hundredfold.
verb (used with object), cen·tu·pled, cen·tu·pling.
to increase 100 times.
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Origin of centuple
1600–10; <Middle French <Late Latin centuplus, equivalent to Latin centu(m) 100 + -plus-fold
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Example sentences 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.Caucasian Legends|A. Goulbat