sextuple

See also: sextuplé

EnglishEdit

English numbers (edit)
60
[a], [b] ←  5 6 7  → [a], [b]
    Cardinal: six
    Ordinal: sixth
    Multiplier: sextuple, sixfold
    Distributive: sextuply
    Fractional: sixth

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 septuple
heptuple
septuplet
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

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

French numbers (edit)
 ←  5 6 7  → 
    Cardinal: six
    Ordinal: sixième
    Multiplier: sextuple

sextuple (plural sextuples)

  1. sextuple
  2. (music) two hundred fifty-sixth note
    une sextuple crochea two hundred fifty-sixth note

VerbEdit

sextuple

  1. inflection of sextupler:
    1. first/third-person singular present indicative/subjunctive
    2. second-person singular imperative