[adjective ten-fohld; adverb ten-fohld]
- comprising ten parts or members.
- ten times as great or as much.
- in tenfold measure: good deeds rewarded tenfold.
Origin of tenfold
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Examples from the Web for tenfold
The risk jumps sevenfold for a first-time mother and tenfold in pregnancies over 41 weeks in duration.The Home-Birth Rebellion
February 7, 2014
Africa-China trade has multiplied more than tenfold in the last decade.The Myth of Africa's Economic Miracle
May 24, 2010
I expect she has an acute sense of tenfold repayment for any transgressions against her critical dominance.Norman Mailer vs. Everyone
February 27, 2009
Instead of diminishing employment, the Jacquard loom increased it at least tenfold.Self-Help
And indeed had his speed been tenfold greater than it was, it had been exerted to no purpose.Imogen
More 's the pity, for it renders all that it aids of tenfold more worth.Barrington
Charles James Lever
For if the summer be tenfold summer, then must the winter be tenfold winter.David Elginbrod
Thus from 1800 to 1860 Ohio increased in nearly tenfold the ratio of Kentucky.
- equal to or having 10 times as many or as mucha tenfold increase in population
- composed of 10 parts
- by or up to 10 times as many or as muchthe population increased tenfold
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Word Origin and History for tenfold
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