verb (used with or without object), quad·ru·pled, quad·ru·pling.
Origin of quadruple
Related Words for quadruplequadruplicate, quadruple, tetrad, quaternary, tetralogy, quaternity, quadrivium, quadruplet, quaternion, quadrumvirate, quartet, quadrigeminal, quadripartite, quadrivial, quaternate
Examples from the Web for quadruple
Contemporary Examples of quadruple
In these European elections, Le Pen is set to quadruple the National Front's 2009 showing.Elections Could Be the Beginning of the End for Europe
Tracy McNicoll, Nadette De Visser
May 21, 2014
Investigators now believe that the lone bicyclist was a primary target in the quadruple homicide rocking Europe.French Alps Murder Mystery’s Forensic Breakthrough
Barbie Latza Nadeau
October 20, 2012
She arrived at the convention wearing a quadruple strand of pearls and significant diamond studs.Ann Romney's Red Dress At The Republican National Convention
August 29, 2012
Over the next four decades, this population is projected to more than quadruple.Will Obamacare Explode the Deficit?
April 11, 2012
Smoke a pack of cigarettes each day and your annual radiation exposure will quadruple.Everyday Radiation in Your Life
The Daily Beast
March 18, 2011
Historical Examples of quadruple
These movements may be taken also with dual and with quadruple rhythm.
This exercise may be performed to advantage with quadruple rhythm.
From New York to Buffalo a quadruple track, thence a double track.Hidden Treasures
Harry A. Lewis
Therefore there one single circle is made, here the quadruple of that.
But the quadrate of as, by the grant, and 14 e xij, the quadruple of the quadrate of se.
Word Origin for quadruple
late 14c., from Middle French quadrupler, from Late Latin quadruplare "make fourfold, multiply by four," from Latin quadruplus (adj.) "quadruple, fourfold" (see quadruple (adj.)).