[ adjective thou-zuhnd-fohld; adverb thou-zuhnd-fohld ]

  1. having a thousand elements or parts.

  2. a thousand times as great or as much.

  1. in a thousandfold manner or measure.

Origin of thousandfold

before 1000; Middle English thowsand folde,Old English thūsendfealde.See thousand, -fold

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

How to use thousandfold in a sentence

  • The thing was trivial as it stood, but its importance had been enhanced a thousandfold by later news.

    Mysterious Mr. Sabin | E. Phillips Oppenheim
  • The loss of all that the world counts first things is a thousandfold repaid in the mere waking to higher need.

    There and Back | George MacDonald