Fourfold
Fourfold Four"fold`, a. & adv. [AS. fe['o]werfeold.] Four times; quadruple; as, a fourfold division. [1913 Webster]

He shall restore the lamb fourfold. --2 Sam. xii. 6. [1913 Webster]


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  • Fourfold — Four fold , n. Four times as many or as much. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fourfold — Four fold , v. t. To make four times as much or as many, as an assessment; to quadruple. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fourfold — O.E. feowerfeald; see FOUR (Cf. four) + FOLD (Cf. fold) …   Etymology dictionary

  • fourfold — [fôr′fōld΄] adj. 1. having four parts 2. having four times as much or as many adv. four times as much or as many …   English World dictionary

  • fourfold — I UK [ˈfɔː(r)ˌfəʊld] / US [ˈfɔrˌfoʊld] adjective 1) four times as much, or four times as many There has been a fourfold increase since 1997. 2) consisting of four parts The effect is fourfold. II UK [ˈfɔː(r)ˌfəʊld] / US [ˈfɔrˌfoʊld] adverb by… …   English dictionary

  • fourfold — four|fold [ˈfo:fəuld US ˈfo:rfould] adj, adv four times as much or as many ▪ a fourfold increase in price ▪ Profits rose fourfold …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • fourfold — adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Old English fēowerfeald, from fēower + feald fold Date: before 12th century 1. being four times as great or as many 2. having four units or members • fourfold adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • fourfold — /fawr fohld , fohr /, adj. 1. comprising four parts or members. 2. four times as great or as much. adv. 3. in fourfold measure. [bef. 1000; ME foure fald, OE feowerfealdum. See FOUR, FOLD] * * * …   Universalium

  • fourfold — four•fold [[t]ˈfɔrˌfoʊld, ˈfoʊr [/t]] adj. 1) comprising four parts or members 2) four times as great or as much 3) in fourfold measure …   From formal English to slang

  • fourfold — /ˈfɔfoʊld/ (say fawfohld) adjective 1. comprising four parts or members. 2. four times as great or as much. –adverb 3. in fourfold measure …   Australian English dictionary

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