[sen-tuh-puh l, -tyuh-]
- a hundred times as great; hundredfold.
- 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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I knew that thou wilt give him the centuple, and therefore thought only how I could reach thee the soonest.Caucasian Legends