Tenfold
Tenfold Ten"fold`, a. & adv. In tens; consisting of ten in one; ten times repeated. [1913 Webster]

The grisly Terror . . . grew tenfold More dreadful and deform. --Milton. [1913 Webster]


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  • tenfold — O.E. tienfeald; see TEN (Cf. ten) + FOLD (Cf. fold) …   Etymology dictionary

  • tenfold — [ten′fōld΄] adj. [ TEN + FOLD] 1. having ten parts 2. having ten times as much or as many adv. ten times as much or as many …   English World dictionary

  • tenfold — ten|fold1 [ ten,fould ] adverb in a way that increases by ten: The economy grew tenfold. tenfold ten|fold 2 [ ten,fould ] adjective increasing the amount of something by ten: a tenfold expansion/increase …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • tenfold — adj. /ten fohld /; adv. /ten fohld /, adj. 1. comprising ten parts or members. 2. ten times as great or as much. adv. 3. in tenfold measure: good deeds rewarded tenfold. [1150 1200; ME; OE tienfeald. See TEN, FOLD] * * * …   Universalium

  • tenfold — I UK [ˈtenˌfəʊld] / US [ˈtenˌfoʊld] adverb in a way that increases by ten The economy grew tenfold. II UK [ˈtenˌfəʊld] / US [ˈtenˌfoʊld] adjective increasing the amount of something by ten a tenfold expansion/increase …   English dictionary

  • tenfold — adjective Date: before 12th century 1. having 10 units or members 2. being 10 times as great or as many • tenfold adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • tenfold — adj. Tenfold is used with these nouns: ↑decrease, ↑increase, ↑reduction …   Collocations dictionary

  • tenfold — ten|fold [ˈtenfəuld US fould] adj, adv ten times as much or as many of something ▪ Business has increased tenfold in the past two years …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • tenfold — adjective, adverb ten times as much or as many of something: Company turnover has risen tenfold to $550 million …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • tenfold — ten•fold adj. [[t]ˈtɛnˌfoʊld[/t]] adv. [[t] ˈfoʊld[/t]] adj. 1) comprising ten parts or members 2) ten times as great or as much 3) in tenfold measure • Etymology: 1150–1200 …   From formal English to slang

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