- of or relating to the highest part in harmonized music; soprano.
- of the highest pitch or range, as a voice part, voice, singer, or instrument.
- high in pitch; shrill.
- the treble or soprano part.
- a treble voice, singer, or instrument.
verb (used with or without object), tre·bled, tre·bling.
Origin of treble
Related formstre·bly [treb-lee] /ˈtrɛb li/, adverb
Examples from the Web for trebling
Already the Communal allotment is too small for our wants, and the land outside is doubling and trebling in price!Russia|Donald Mackenzie Wallace
His capital grew by leaps and bounds, doubling, trebling, and finally quadrupling the sum he had handed the banker.The Helpers|Francis Lynde
It means doubling and trebling their ammunition supply, too.
Recognition of the increased danger was shown in the doubling and trebling of insurance.Sea Power in its Relations to the War of 1812|Alfred Thayer Mahan
Dubourg suggested doubling, then trebling, the stakes; the rich squire agreed, for he could not refuse monsieur le baron.Sister Anne (Novels of Paul de Kock, Volume X)|Charles Paul de Kock
British Dictionary definitions for trebling
- the high-frequency response of an audio amplifier, esp in a record player or tape recorder
- a control knob on such an instrument by means of which the high-frequency gain can be increased or decreased
- the narrow inner ring on a dartboard
- a hit on this ring