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Definition 1: a base hit at which the batter stops safely at third base - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for triple in the sense of this definition

(triple is a kind of ...) (baseball) the successful act of striking a baseball in such a way that the batter reaches base safely

(... is a kind of triple ) a triple resulting from a line drive

Definition 2: a quantity that is three times as great as another - [noun denoting cognition]

(triple is a kind of ...) the product of a quantity by an integer

"36 is a multiple of 9"

Definition 3: a set of three similar things considered as a unit - [noun denoting group]

Synonyms for triple in the sense of this definition

(triple is a kind of ...) a group of things of the same kind that belong together and are so used

"a set of books" "a set of golf clubs" "a set of teeth"

(... is a kind of triple ) a set of three literary or dramatic works related in subject or theme

(... is a kind of triple ) (astrology) one of four groups of the zodiac where each group consists of three signs separated from each other by 120 degrees

(... is an instance of triple) the triad of divinities of later Hinduism

Definition 4: increase threefold - [verb of change]

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

  • Triple your income!

Synonyms for triple in the sense of this definition

(triple is a kind of ...) combine or increase by multiplication

"He managed to multiply his profits"

Definition 5: hit a three-base hit - [verb of contact]

(triple is a kind of ...) cause to move by striking

"hit a ball"

(triple belongs to category ...) a ball game played with a bat and ball between two teams of nine players; teams take turns at bat trying to score runs

"he played baseball in high school" "there was a baseball game on every empty lot" "there was a desire for National League ball in the area" "play ball!"

Definition 6: having three units or components or elements - [adjective satellite denoting all]

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

  • a ternary operation
  • a treble row of red beads
  • overcrowding made triple sessions necessary
  • triple time has three beats per measure
  • triplex windows

Synonyms for triple in the sense of this definition

(triple 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 7: three times as great or many - [adjective satellite denoting all]

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

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

Synonyms for triple in the sense of this definition

(triple 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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