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Definition 1: by a factor of three - [adverb denoting all]

Samples where threefold or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • our rent increased threefold in the past five years

Synonyms for threefold in the sense of this definition

Definition 2: three times as great or many - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where threefold or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a claim for treble (or triple) damages
  • a threefold increase

Synonyms for threefold in the sense of this definition

(threefold is similar to ...) having or involving or consisting of more than one part or entity or individual

"multiple birth" "multiple ownership" "made multiple copies of the speech" "his multiple achievements in public life" "her multiple personalities" "a pineapple is a multiple fruit"

Definition 3: having more than one decidedly dissimilar aspects or qualities - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where threefold or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a double (or dual) role for an actor
  • the office of a clergyman is twofold; public preaching and private influence
  • every episode has its double and treble meaning

Synonyms for threefold in the sense of this definition

(threefold is similar to ...) having or involving or consisting of more than one part or entity or individual

"multiple birth" "multiple ownership" "made multiple copies of the speech" "his multiple achievements in public life" "her multiple personalities" "a pineapple is a multiple fruit"

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