pentuple

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From penta- (five) +‎ -ple, from Ancient Greek πέντε (pénte, five) and Latin plus (in sum).

Adjective[edit]

pentuple (not comparable)

  1. Synonym of quintuple in its various senses.

Verb[edit]

pentuple (third-person singular simple present pentuples, present participle pentupling, simple past and past participle pentupled)

  1. Synonym of quintuple: To multiply or be multiplied by five.
    • 2020, Michael Sayre, Sixty Feet Under, Paizo Publishing, →ISBN, page 7:
      He gives the agents 50 gp and promises to pentuple it if they discover who's harassing his business.

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