follow Dictionary.com

Capitol vs. capital? What's the difference?

centuple

[sen-tuh-puh l, -tyuh-] /ˈsɛn tə pəl, -tyə-/
adjective
1.
a hundred times as great; hundredfold.
verb (used with object), centupled, centupling.
2.
to increase 100 times.
Origin of centuple
1600-1610
1600-10; < Middle French < Late Latin centuplus, equivalent to Latin centu(m) 100 + -plus -fold
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for centuple
Historical Examples
  • I knew that thou wilt give him the centuple, and therefore thought only how I could reach thee the soonest.

    Caucasian Legends A. Goulbat

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for centuple

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for centuple

12
17
Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for centuple