sevenfold

[ sev-uh n-fohld ]
/ ˈsɛv ənˌfoʊld /
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adjective

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

adverb

until seven times as many or as great: multiplied sevenfold.

Nearby words

  1. seven-spot,
  2. seven-up,
  3. seven-year itch,
  4. sevenbark,
  5. sevener,
  6. sevenpenny,
  7. sevens,
  8. seventeen,
  9. seventeen-year locust,
  10. seventeenth

Origin of sevenfold

before 1000; Middle English; Old English seofonfeald. See seven, -fold

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British Dictionary definitions for sevenfold

sevenfold

/ (ˈsɛvənˌfəʊld) /

adjective

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

adverb

by or up to seven times as many or as much
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Word Origin and History for sevenfold

sevenfold

adj.

Old English seofonfeald; see seven + -fold.

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