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sextuple

See also: sextuplé

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Formed (in imitation of quadruple) from Latin sextus sixth: compare French sextuple.

NounEdit

sextuple (plural sextuples)

  1. a sixfold amount

AdjectiveEdit

sextuple (not comparable)

  1. Having six parts
  2. Being six times as great
  3. (music) Having six beats to the bar

VerbEdit

sextuple (third-person singular simple present sextuples, present participle sextupling, simple past and past participle sextupled)

  1. To make, or to become, six times as much (or as many)

See alsoEdit

Coefficient Noun Result
1 single singlet
2 double doublet
twin
3 triple triplet
4 quadruple quadruplet
5 quintuple
pentuple
quintuplet
pentuplet
6 sextuple
hextuple
sextuplet
hextuplet
7 heptuple heptuplet
8 octuple octuplet
9 nonuple nonuplet
10 decuple decuplet
11 undecuple
hendecuple
undecuplet
hendecuplet
12 duodecuple duodecuplet
13 tredecuple tredecuplet
100 centuple centuplet
many multiple multiplet

FrenchEdit

VerbEdit

sextuple

  1. first-person singular present indicative of sextupler
  2. third-person singular present indicative of sextupler
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of sextupler
  4. first-person singular present subjunctive of sextupler
  5. second-person singular imperative of sextupler