- triple ► ADJECTIVE 1) consisting of or involving three parts, things, or people. 2) having three times the usual size, quality, or strength.► PREDETERMINER ▪ three times as much or as many.► NOUN ▪ a thing that is three times as large as usual or is made up of three parts.► VERB ▪ make or become three times as much or as many.DERIVATIVES triply adverb.ORIGIN Old French, from Greek triplous.
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Triply — Trip ly, adv. In a triple manner. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
triply — [trip′lē] adv. in a triple amount or degree … English World dictionary
triply — ˈtriplē, li adverb : to a triple degree : in three times the amount or sum : in a threefold manner mystery seems to be triply and darkly compounded B.R.Redman the triply divine principle, Love Mary B. Eddy … Useful english dictionary
triply — adverb At three times the severity or degree. It is important to lock the door, and triply so at night. See Also: doubly, triple … Wiktionary
triply — adverb Date: 1641 in a triple degree, amount, or manner … New Collegiate Dictionary
triply — /trip lee/, adv. 1. to a triple number, measure, or degree. 2. in a triple manner; threefold. [1650 60; TRIPLE + LY] * * * … Universalium
triply — adv. in a threefold manner, times three … English contemporary dictionary
triply — tri·ply … English syllables
triply — See: triple … English dictionary
triply — trip•ly [[t]ˈtrɪp li[/t]] adv. 1) cvb to a triple number, measure, or degree 2) cvb in a triple manner; threefold • Etymology: 1650–60 … From formal English to slang