Definition of Quintuple

1. Noun. A set of five similar things considered as a unit.

Exact synonyms: Quintet, Quintette, Quintuplet
Generic synonyms: Set



2. Verb. Increase fivefold. "The population of China quintupled"
Generic synonyms: Manifold, Multiply
Derivative terms: Quintupling

3. Adjective. Having five units or components.
Exact synonyms: Five-fold, Fivefold
Similar to: Multiple

Definition of Quintuple

1. a. Multiplied by five; increased to five times the amount; fivefold.

2. v. t. To make fivefold, or five times as much or many.

Definition of Quintuple

1. Adjective. having five parts or members ¹

2. Adjective. five times as much ¹

3. Noun. a fivefold amount ¹

4. Verb. to multiply something (or be multiplied) by five ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Quintuple

1. [v -PLED, -PLING, -PLES]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Quintuple

quintillionfold
quintillions
quintillionth
quintillionths
quintin
quintine
quintinite
quintins
quintipara
quintiparas
quintole
quintoles
quintom
quintoms
quints
quintuple (current term)
quintuple-click
quintuple-clicked
quintuple-clicking
quintuple-clicks
quintuple-ribbed
quintuple double
quintuple doubles
quintupled
quintuples
quintuplet
quintuplets
quintuplicate
quintuplicated
quintuplicates

Literary usage of Quintuple

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Treatise on Universal Algebra: With Applications by Alfred North Whitehead (1898)
"Hence the director lines of a quintuple group form a linear complex defined by the system 8,' [cf. ..."

2. The Neutrality of Belgium: A Study of the Belgian Case Under Its Aspects in by Alexander Fuehr (1915)
"It is a matter of history that, at that time, the quintuple Treaty had but recently been exhumed, in connection with the Luxembourg Question. ..."

3. The Neutrality of Belgium: A Study of the Belgian Case Under Its Aspects in by Alexander Fuehr (1915)
"It is a matter of history that, at that time, the quintuple Treaty had but recently been exhumed, in connection with the Luxembourg Question. ..."

4. Facts and Suggestions, Biographical, Historical, Financial and Political by Duff Green (1866)
"HAVING referred to the quintuple treaty as one of the measures intended to ... The following is the text of the quintuple treaty for the suppression of the ..."

5. Facts and Suggestions, Biographical, Historical, Financial and Political by Duff Green (1866)
"The following is the text of the quintuple treaty for the suppression of the African slave trade, signed in London, Dec. 20, 1841 : AKT. ..."

6. Encyclopædia Americana: A Popular Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature by Thomas Gamaliel Bradford (1835)
"QUADRUPLE and quintuple ALLIANCE*. The natural, but undue influence, ... History will yet speak of quadruple and quintuple alliances in the great struggle ..."

7. Encyclopaedia Americana: A Popular Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature by Francis Lieber, Thomas Gamaliel Bradford (1832)
"QUADRUPLE and quintuple ALLIANCE. The natural, but undue influence, ... History will yet speak of quadruple and quintuple alliances in the great struggle ..."

8. Encyclopædia Americana: A Popular Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Francis Lieber, Edward Wigglesworth, Thomas Gamaliel Bradford, Henry Vethake (1851)
"QUADRUPLE and quintuple ALLIANCE. The natural, but undue influence, ... History will yet speak of quadruple and quintuple alliances in the great struggle ..."

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