What does the word triple mean?

    Part of speech: adjective

  • Threefold.

  • Part of speech: adverb

  • Triply.

  • Part of speech: verb transitive

  • To treble.

  • Part of speech: verb transitive

  • To make threefold; treble.

Usage examples for triple

  1. Sunderland, a man of great ability and ambition, had never been satisfied with the place he held in the King's administration, and the disputes which sprang up out of the negotiations for the triple alliance gave him an opportunity of exerting his influence against some of his colleagues. – A History of the Four Georges, Volume I (of 4) by Justin McCarthy
  2. In a good sense, every one of us should be living a triple life, three distinct lives in one. – Quiet Talks on Service by S. D. Gordon
  3. But double or triple the amount! – Baron Trigault's Vengeance Volume 2 (of 2) by Emile Gaboriau
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