sextuple

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See also: sextuplé

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

sextuple (plural sextuples)

  1. a sixfold amount

Adjective[edit]

sextuple (not comparable)

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

Verb[edit]

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 also[edit]

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

French[edit]

Verb[edit]

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