- fivefold; consisting of five parts.
- five times as great or as much.
- Music. having five beats to a measure.
- a number, amount, etc., five times as great as another.
- to make or become five times as great.
Origin of quintuple
Related Words for quintuplequintuple, cinquefoil, pentangle, pentagram, lustrum, cinque, quinquennium, pentacle, quintuplet, pentagon, limerick, pentad, pentamerous, quinary, quinate, quinquennial, quincunx, quintuplicate
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Historical Examples of quintuple
Of the Quintuple biliteral there are thirty-two combinations.The Mystery of the Sea
This was well understood to be a blow aimed at the quintuple treaty.
The ratification of the quintuple treaty was felt to be out of the question.
The ratification of the quintuple treaty had long been abandoned.
Associated words: quinary, quintuple, quintuplicate, quincunx.Putnam's Word Book
Louis A. Flemming
- to multiply by five
- five times as much or as many; fivefold
- consisting of five parts
- a quantity or number five times as great as another
Word Origin for quintuple
Word Origin and History for quintuple
1630s, from quintuple (adj.) or from French quintupler (v.). Related: Quintupled; quintupling.