follow Dictionary.com

Stories We Like: Novels For Language Lovers

eightfold

[eyt-fohld] /ˈeɪtˌfoʊld/
adjective
1.
comprising eight parts or members.
2.
eight times as great or as much.
adverb
3.
in eightfold measure.
Origin
1550-1560
1550-60; eight + -fold
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
Examples from the web for eightfold
  • The way leading to the cessation of nutriment is the noble eightfold path.
  • The way leading to the cessation of suffering is the noble eightfold path.
British Dictionary definitions for eightfold

eightfold

/ˈeɪtˌfəʊld/
adjective
1.
equal to or having eight times as many or as much
2.
composed of eight parts
adverb
3.
by or up to eight times as much
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Word Value for eightfold

17
0
Scrabble Words With Friends