verb (used with object), tri·pled, tri·pling.
verb (used without object), tri·pled, tri·pling.
- triple a,
- triple alliance,
- triple alpha process,
- triple bogey,
- triple bond
Origin of triple
Examples from the Web for triple
Elderly women played Triple Double Diamond and Tiki Magic while they chain-smoked.I Watched a Casino Kill Itself: The Awful Last Nights of Atlantic City’s Taj Mahal|Olivia Nuzzi|December 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The wine-producing countries of Spain, Italy, and France, suggest limits that are double and triple that of the U.S.Americans Drink Too Much, But We’re Not All Alcoholics|Gabrielle Glaser|November 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He emphasized that employing people with IDD is a triple win: the employer, the employee, and the federal government all benefit.Hiring People With Disabilities Isn’t Just the Right Thing to Do—It’s Good for Business|Elizabeth Picciuto|October 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Last year they joined with the widows of the men from Popular Unity in calling for an investigation into the triple homicide.
Displaced girls, especially, face the triple jeopardy of war, domestic violence and attacks from neighboring men.
"And yet you want to triple what you've got," said Bojo with a smile.Making Money|Owen Johnson
Hare-skin thongs of triple ply were wound about Diable's crossed arms from wrists to elbows.Lords of the North|A. C. Laut
The English grave or heroic verses are measured by triple time, as Mr. Pope's translation of Homer.Zoonomia, Vol. I|Erasmus Darwin
Follow this with two rows of triple twist and the border described under Model 22.Practical Basketry|Anna A. Gill
Anyhow, he tried a triple one night at Chicago, in the Coliseum, and that was the last triple he ever did try.Careers of Danger and Daring|Cleveland Moffett
Word Origin for triple
late 14c., from Medieval Latin triplare "to triple," from Latin triplus "threefold, triple," from tri- "three" (see tri-) + -plus "-fold." The noun is recorded from early 15c.; the baseball sense is attested from 1880. The adjective is recorded from 1540s.