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

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  • Sevenfold — Sev en*fold , a. Repeated seven times; having seven thicknesses; increased to seven times the size or amount. Sevenfold rage. Milton. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sevenfold — Sev en*fold , adv. Seven times as much or as often. [1913 Webster] Whosoever slayeth Cain, vengeance shall be taken on him sevenfold. Gen. iv. 15. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sevenfold — [sev′ən fōld΄] adj. [ SEVEN + FOLD] 1. having seven parts 2. having seven times as much or as many adv. seven times as much or as many …   English World dictionary

  • sevenfold — /sev euhn fohld /, adj. 1. comprising seven parts or members. 2. seven times as great or as much. adv. 3. until seven times as many or as great: multiplied sevenfold. [bef. 1000; ME; OE seofonfeald. See SEVEN, FOLD] * * * …   Universalium

  • sevenfold — 1. adjective a) Seven times as much; multiplied by seven. b) Having seven parts. 2. adverb By a factor of seven. And the LORD said unto him, Therefore whosoever slayeth Cain, vengeance shall be taken on him sevenfold. And the LORD set a mark upon …   Wiktionary

  • sevenfold — sev•en•fold [[t]ˈsɛv ənˌfoʊld[/t]] adj. 1) comprising seven parts or members 2) seven times as great or as much 3) until seven times as many or as great: multiplied sevenfold[/ex] • Etymology: bef. 1000 …   From formal English to slang

  • sevenfold — /ˈsɛvənfoʊld/ (say sevuhnfohld) adjective 1. comprising seven parts or members; seven times as great or as much. –adverb 2. in sevenfold measure. {Middle English, from Old English seofonfeald, from seven + fold} …   Australian English dictionary

  • sevenfold — seven ► CARDINAL NUMBER ▪ one more than six; 7. (Roman numeral: vii or VII.) ● the seven deadly sins Cf. ↑the seven deadly sins ● the seven seas Cf. ↑the seven seas ● …   English terms dictionary

  • sevenfold — adj. having seven parts; having seven times as much adv. seven times as much …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sevenfold — sev·en·fold …   English syllables

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