Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Four times numbered or reckoned; quadruple: as, a fourfold division.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun Four times as many or as much.
  • Four times; quadruple.
  • transitive verb To make four times as much or as many, as an assessment; to quadruple.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective four times as great
  • adjective quadruple
  • adverb by a factor of four

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective having four units or components
  • adjective four times as great or many
  • adjective having four units or components
  • adjective four times as great or many
  • adverb by a factor of four

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Examples

  • To see things in fourfold is to open up an infinite world of possibilities.

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  • Sometimes indeed their young warriors closed in with us, and were as often vanquished; but they never failed to repay us fourfold from a safe distance.

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  • His campaign announced Friday that donations so far this week have totaled $1.6 million, described as a fourfold increase over the average take for an entire month.

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  • This fourfold dimensionality of sense forms the transcendental context and background in relation to which things become comprehensible and significant for human beings – that is, the fourfold is precisely Being which in withdrawing itself lets beings come forth into presence.

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  • This fourfold dimensionality of sense forms the transcendental context and background in relation to which things become comprehensible and significant for human beings – that is, the fourfold is precisely Being which in withdrawing itself lets beings come forth into presence.

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  • His campaign announced on Friday that donations so far this week have totalled $1.6 million, described as a fourfold increase over the average take for an entire month.

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  • Not only did he show that science offers no support to the "fourfold" or the

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  • Glancing at this one, the first thing that jumps out to me is a 14\% increase is later called a "fourfold" increase.

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  • Glancing at this one, the first thing that jumps out to me is a 14\% increase is later called a "fourfold" increase.

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  • 3 The 'fourfold' does not signify anything other than the constellations - no longer of entities, nor even of presence and absence - of the event in which the particular 'presences'.

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