quadruple

When something is made up of four parts, you can describe it using the adjective quadruple, like a young gymnast's quadruple somersault.

A common use of quadruple is in the medical term "quadruple bypass," which is a type of heart surgery that involves all four chambers of the patient's heart. You can also use quadruple to mean "four times as many," as when you order a quadruple-shot latte, with four shots of espresso. The Latin root word quadruplare, "make fourfold," comes from the suffix quadri-, or "four."

Definitions of quadruple
1

adj having four units or components

quadruple rhythm has four beats per measure”
Synonyms:
four-fold, fourfold, quadruplex, quadruplicate
multiple
having or involving or consisting of more than one part or entity or individual

adj four times as great or many

Synonyms:
four-fold, fourfold
multiple
having or involving or consisting of more than one part or entity or individual

v increase fourfold

“His stock earning quadrupled
Type of:
manifold, multiply
combine or increase by multiplication

n a set of four similar things considered as a unit

Synonyms:
quadruplet, quartet, quartette
Type of:
set
a group of things of the same kind that belong together and are so used

n a quantity that is four times as great as another

Type of:
multiple
the product of a quantity by an integer

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