Definition of Decuple

1. a. Tenfold.



2. n. A number ten times repeated.

3. v. t. To make tenfold; to multiply by ten.

Definition of Decuple

1. Adjective. (archaic) Ten times as much. ¹

2. Noun. (archaic) An amount multiplied by ten. ¹

3. Verb. (archaic) To multiply by ten. ¹

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Definition of Decuple

1. to increase tenfold [v -PLED, -PLING, -PLES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Decuple

deculturizing
decuman
decumans
decumary
decumbence
decumbency
decumbent
decumbently
decumbiture
decumulate
decumulation
decuple (current term)
decupled
decuples
decuplet
decuplets
decupling
decuria
decurias
decuries
decurion
decurionate
decurionates
decurions
decurrence
decurrent

Literary usage of Decuple

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1. International Law and the World War by James Wilford Garner (1920)
"The decuple Tax on Belgian Refugees. In addition to the general and special contributions exacted by the Germans, they, of course, continued to collect the ..."

2. A History of Greek Philosophy from the Earliest Period to the Time of Socrates by Eduard Zeller (1881)
"... although at a later time this opposition was placed by Philolaus at the head of the system, and so appears in the decuple table of categories, ..."

3. Mathematical Tables;: Containing the Common, Hyperbolic, and Logistic by Charles Hutton (1811)
"The given ratio 100-5 to I, lie first divides into its parts, namely, 100-5 to 10O, 100 to 10, and 10 to 1 ; the last two of which being decuple«, ..."

4. Encyclopædia Britannica: Or, A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and by Colin MacFarquhar, George Gleig (1797)
"... in the decuple ratio, or ratio of io to i, being 10000000. ... and it only remains to find how many parts of the »ext decuple belong to the ..."

5. Mathematical Tables: Containing Common, Hyperbolic, and Logistic Logarithms ...by Charles Hutton by Charles Hutton (1785)
"... tulee in the decuple ratio, or ratio of loto i, ... the next decuple belong to the ... of the decuple ratio, is of the required ..."

6. Tracts on Mathematical and Philosophical Subjects: Comprising Among Numerous by Charles Hutton (1812)
"... it follows that the characteristic will be 2, and it only remains to find how many parts of the next decuple belong to the first ratio of 100-5 to. 100. ..."

7. The Logic of Political Economy, and Other Papers by Thomas De Quincey (1872)
"Price in a market, you affirm, is governed and controlled by labor ; and therefore, as double labor will produce double value, as decuple labor will produce ..."

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