eightfold

[ eyt-fohld ]

adjective
  1. comprising eight parts or members.

  2. eight times as great or as much.

adverb
  1. in eightfold measure.

Origin of eightfold

1
First recorded in 1550–60; eight + -fold

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British Dictionary definitions for eightfold

eightfold

/ (ˈeɪtˌfəʊld) /


adjective
  1. equal to or having eight times as many or as much

  2. composed of eight parts

adverb
  1. by or up to eight times as much

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