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

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  • Sixfold — Six fold , a. [AS. sixfealand.] Six times repeated; six times as much or as many. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sixfold — [siks′fōld΄] adj. [ SIX + FOLD] 1. having six parts 2. having six times as much or as many adv. six times as much or as many …   English World dictionary

  • sixfold — six|fold [ˈsıksfəuld US fould] adv formal by six times as much or as many ▪ Burglaries have increased sixfold . >sixfold adj ▪ a sixfold increase in teenage pregnancies …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • sixfold — adverb by six times as much or as many: Burglaries have increased sixfold. sixfold adjective: a sixfold increase in teenage pregnancies …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • sixfold — UK [ˈsɪksˌfəʊld] / US [ˈsɪksˌfoʊld] adverb by six times as much or as many The value of the stock has decreased almost sixfold since 1997. Derived word: sixfold UK / US adjective a sixfold increase in population …   English dictionary

  • sixfold — 1. adjective Having six component parts. The method is sixfold, and I will tell you what the six steps you must take are. 2. adverb Times six, multiplied by six. I will return your investment sixfold. Thats right, youll have 600% of what you… …   Wiktionary

  • sixfold — six|fold [ sıks,fould ] adverb by six times as much or as many: The value of the stock has decreased almost sixfold since 1997. ╾ six|fold adjective: a sixfold increase in population …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • sixfold — /siks fohld /, adj. 1. having six elements or parts. 2. six times as great or as much. adv. 3. in sixfold measure. [bef. 1000; ME sexfold, OE sixfeald. See SIX, FOLD] * * * …   Universalium

  • sixfold — /ˈsɪksfoʊld/ (say siksfohld) adjective 1. comprising six parts or members. 2. six times as great or as much. –adverb 3. in sixfold measure. {six + fold} …   Australian English dictionary

  • sixfold — six ► CARDINAL NUMBER 1) one more than five; 6. (Roman numeral: vi or VI.) 2) Cricket a hit that reaches the boundary without first striking the ground, scoring six runs. ● at sixes and sevens Cf. ↑at sixes and sevens ● …   English terms dictionary

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