American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adv. In three ways: As an actor, singer, and juggler, she was triply qualified for the role.
- adv. To a triple degree: a triply redundant navigational system.
- adv. Three times: Prices were triply inflated.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In a triple or threefold manner.
- adv. At three times the severity or degree.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adv. In a triple manner.
“Quoting her post while indicating that in her case, you would cooperate to the full extent the law would request does read as a threat in that sense, and triply so because of the previous paragraph.”
“Lincoln boasted that the combination of emancipation and black recruitment “works doubly—weakening the enemy and strengthening us,” but “triply” might have been more accurate.6”
“So I was triply delighted to find out about a game bundle put together by indie game developers.”
“It was triply secured: the correctly entered code, fingerprint identification, and a retinal scan were all required.”
“This is triply sad because Mr. Obama, just this week, was handed a heaven-sent opportunity, a gift beyond his deserts.”
“And this applies triply to substantive policy issues.”
“Our men and women in uniform -- our wounded warriors and the families of those who have made the ultimate sacrifice -- are doubly or even triply hit by this change.”
“And thats when he will undoubtedly consider himself doubly perhaps even triply lucky to be married to the ever-resourceful, ever-understanding Precious Ramotswe.”
“Working-class, a self-described "runt of the year – never considered to be a front-runner, or anything like that," she has always been aware of the need to work doubly, triply hard, and doesn't take anything for granted: she wields gratefulness like a lucky charm.”
“We love to proclaim our weirdness, but a homeless, triply-disgraced mayor is just a little too weird for us.”
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