from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Multiplied by a hundred.
- adv. By a factor of one hundred.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A hundred times as much or as many.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A hundred times as much.
- n. The plant Galium verum: so called on account of its very numerous flowers.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. by a factor of one hundred
Nuisance earned his title a hundredfold within the week.
Now the greatest reward is due to virginity, namely the hundredfold fruit, according to a gloss on Matt.
Mark arranges the various yields in ascending scale, as if to teach our hopes and aims a growing largeness, while Matthew orders them in the opposite fashion, as if to teach that, while the hundredfold, which is possible for all, is best, the smaller yield is accepted by the great Lord of the harvest, who
"hundredfold," though not unexampled (Ge 26: 12), is a rare return in the natural husbandry, so the highest degrees of spiritual fruitfulness are too seldom witnessed.
Sank into every part of him until the lancing pain of tonight returned a hundredfold.
When they come into this density, everything is a hundredfold more intense than in the human body.
Celestial One suddenly dipped one gold wing tip and song rang into the air, a beautiful hundredfold song pealing and harmonizing like cathedral bells, loud enough to fill the night.
The real reason our nation is bogged down in those two wars is the obscene amount of influence that the defense and armaments corporations have on our government, and their own single-minded desirre to increase their wealth a hundredfold.
Tests on the corn material revealed two compounds that stopped the sexual cycle in females "at concentrations approximately two-hundredfold lower than classical phytoestrogens."
As Barton Gellman noted in a 2005 piece in The Washington Post, The FBI now issues more than 30,000 national security letters a year, a hundredfold increase over historic norms.