fourfold

[fawr-fohld, fohr-]
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adjective

comprising four parts or members.
four times as great or as much.

adverb

in fourfold measure.

Origin of fourfold

before 1000; Middle English foure fald, Old English feowerfealdum. See four, -fold
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British Dictionary definitions for fourfold

fourfold

adjective

equal to or having four times as many or as much
composed of four parts

adverb

by or up to four times as many or as much
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Word Origin and History for fourfold
adj.

Old English feowerfeald; see four + -fold.

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