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[sen-tuh-puh l, -tyuh-]
  1. a hundred times as great; hundredfold.
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verb (used with object), cen·tu·pled, cen·tu·pling.
  1. 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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Historical Examples

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

    Caucasian Legends

    A. Goulbat