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
3 triple triplet
4 quadruple quadruplet
5 quintuple quintuplet
6 sextuple sextuplet
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
Last modified on 19 June 2013, at 01:07