twentyfold

[ adjective twen-tee-fohld, twuhn-; adverb twen-tee-fohld, twuhn- ]
/ adjective ˈtwɛn tiˌfoʊld, ˈtwʌn-; adverb ˈtwɛn tiˈfoʊld, ˈtwʌn- /

adjective

having twenty sections, aspects, divisions, kinds, etc.
being twenty times as large, great, many, etc.

adverb

twenty times in amount or degree.

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Origin of twentyfold

First recorded in 1600–10; twenty + -fold
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Example sentences from the Web for twentyfold

  • It has been the fashion of our own age to beat out works into twentyfold and fiftyfold the size of those of Collins.

  • A detestable thing Tryst has done, a hateful act; but his punishment will be twentyfold as hateful!'

    The Freelands|John Galsworthy
  • It has multiplied the product of labor here tenfold, there, twentyfold, and elsewhere a hundredfold and more.