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millionfold

[mil-yuh n-fohld]
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adjective
  1. comprising a million parts or members.
  2. a million times as great or as much: a millionfold increase.
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adverb
  1. in a millionfold measure.
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Origin of millionfold

First recorded in 1860–65; million + -fold
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Examples from the Web for millionfold

Historical Examples

  • This was usually four drops of a millionfold dilution in water.

    The Treatment of Hay Fever

    George Frederick Laidlaw

  • They never do so at the millionfold brighter sunshine of noonday.

  • It made her eyes flash like so much fire, it gave her a millionfold more grace, more abandon, more heedlessness.

    Under Two Flags

    Ouida [Louise de la Ramee]

  • Every other variation must then result from the millionfold connections between these brain cells.

    Psychotherapy

    Hugo Mnsterberg

  • If you would bear to hear me read, you would see for yourself the millionfold modification of everything.

    The Last Miracle

    M. P. Shiel


Word Origin and History for millionfold

1721, from million + -fold.

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