hundredfold

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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle English hundredfald. Equivalent to hundred +‎ -fold.

AdjectiveEdit

hundredfold ‎(not comparable)

  1. Multiplied by a hundred.
    • 1918, W. B. Maxwell, chapter 23, in The Mirror and the Lamp:
      The struggle with ways and means had recommenced, more difficult now a hundredfold than it had been before, because of their increasing needs.

AdverbEdit

hundredfold ‎(not comparable)

  1. By a factor of one hundred.

VerbEdit

hundredfold ‎(third-person singular simple present hundredfolds, present participle hundredfolding, simple past and past participle hundredfolded)

  1. to increase to hundred times as much; to multiply by hundred

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