[ sev-er-uhl-fohld, sev-ruhl- ]

  1. comprising several parts or members.

  2. several times as great or as much: a severalfold increase.

  1. in severalfold measure.

Origin of severalfold

First recorded in 1730–40; several + -fold

Words Nearby severalfold Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use severalfold in a sentence

  • One study of xenophyophores in the Atlantic found them to be quick-growing, increasing in volume severalfold over a period of eight months, but it may not be reasonable to extrapolate from those species to xenophyophores in the Clarion-Clipperton.