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octuple

[ ok-too-puhl, -tyoo-; ok-too-puhl, -tyoo- ]

adjective

  1. eightfold; eight times as great.
  2. having eight effective units or elements.


verb (used with object)

, oc·tu·pled, oc·tu·pling.
  1. to make eight times as great.

noun

  1. Rowing. a shell rowed by a crew of eight, each rower using a pair of oars.

octuple

/ ˈɒktjʊpəl /

noun

  1. a quantity or number eight times as great as another


adjective

  1. eight times as much or as many
  2. consisting of eight parts

verb

  1. tr to multiply by eight
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Word History and Origins

Origin of octuple1

1595–1605; < Latin octuplus, equivalent to octu-, variant (before labials) of octō- octo- + -plus -fold
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Word History and Origins

Origin of octuple1

C17: from Latin octuplus, from octo eight + -plus as in duplus double
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Example Sentences

Tesla, which has finally managed to show something resembling a profit and thus become eligible to join the S&P, has almost octupled in price this year.

The mind then ascends on the vehicle of the octuple body, and surveys the phenomenal world as a sober reality.

As the octuple body mixes with the air in the vacuum of the sky, so is the mind also absorbed in it at the same time.

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