Eightfold
Eightfold Eight"fold`, a. Eight times a quantity. [1913 Webster]

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  • eightfold — [āt′fōld΄] adj. [ EIGHT + FOLD1] 1. having eight parts 2. having eight times as much or as many adv. eight times as much or as many …   English World dictionary

  • eightfold — adjective Date: before 12th century 1. having eight units or members 2. being eight times as great or as many < an eightfold increase > • eightfold adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • eightfold — /ayt fohld /, adj. 1. comprising eight parts or members. 2. eight times as great or as much. adv. 3. in eightfold measure. [1550 60; EIGHT + FOLD] * * * …   Universalium

  • eightfold — eight•fold [[t]ˈeɪtˌfoʊld[/t]] adj. 1) made up of eight parts or members 2) eight times as great or as much 3) in eightfold measure …   From formal English to slang

  • eightfold — /ˈeɪtfoʊld/ (say aytfohld) adjective 1. comprising eight parts or members; eight times as great or as much. –adverb 2. in eightfold measure …   Australian English dictionary

  • eightfold — 1. adjective a) Eight times as much; multiplied by eight. b) Containing eight parts. 2. adverb Eight times as much …   Wiktionary

  • eightfold — adj. having eight parts; having eight times as much …   English contemporary dictionary

  • eightfold — eight·fold …   English syllables

  • eightfold — adj. & adv. 1 eight times as much or as many. 2 consisting of eight parts. 3 amounting to eight …   Useful english dictionary

  • Eightfold Path — Buddhism. the eight pursuits of one seeking enlightenment, comprising right understanding, motives, speech, action, means of livelihood, effort, intellectual activity, and contemplation. * * * Buddhist doctrine, stated by the Buddha in his first… …   Universalium

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