fivefold
adjective Date: before 12th century 1. having five units or members 2. being five times as great or as many • fivefold adverb

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Fivefold — Five fold (f[imac]v f[=o]ld ), a. & adv. In fives; consisting of five in one; five repeated; quintuple. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fivefold — O.E. fiffeald; see FIVE (Cf. five) + FOLD (Cf. fold) …   Etymology dictionary

  • fivefold — [fīv′fōld΄] adj. [ FIVE + FOLD] 1. having five parts 2. having five times as much or as many adv. five times as much or as many …   English World dictionary

  • fivefold — /fuyv fohld /, adj. 1. five times as great or as much. 2. comprising five parts or members. adv. 3. in fivefold measure. [bef. 1000; ME fiffold, OE fiffeald. See FIVE, FOLD] * * * …   Universalium

  • fivefold — five•fold [[t]ˈfaɪvˌfoʊld[/t]] adj. 1) five times as great or as much 2) comprising five parts 3) in fivefold measure • Etymology: bef. 1000 …   From formal English to slang

  • fivefold — /ˈfaɪvfoʊld/ (say fuyvfohld) adjective 1. comprising five parts or members. 2. five times as great or as much. –adverb 3. in fivefold measure …   Australian English dictionary

  • fivefold — five ► CARDINAL NUMBER ▪ one more than four; 5. (Roman numeral: v or V.) DERIVATIVES fivefold adjective & adverb. ORIGIN Old English …   English terms dictionary

  • fivefold — 1. adjective In fives; consisting of five in one; five repeated; quintuple. 2. adverb By a factor of five …   Wiktionary

  • fivefold — adj. multiplied by five; including five parts; including five members …   English contemporary dictionary

  • fivefold — five·fold …   English syllables

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