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hundredfold

[huhn-drid-fohld] /ˈhʌn drɪdˌfoʊld/
adjective
1.
a hundred times as great or as much.
2.
comprising a hundred parts or members.
adverb
3.
in a hundredfold measure.
Origin of hundredfold
1125-1175
1125-75; Middle English hundredfald. See hundred, -fold
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  • No man ever gives himself for others' good in the right spirit without receiving "a hundredfold more in this present time."

    The Key to Success Russell H. Conwell
  • The one just received had intensified the effect a hundredfold.

    The Film of Fear Arnold Fredericks
  • And, lastly, of those in whom the seed bears fruit an hundredfold, it seems almost invidious to select examples.

  • Whatever our own misfortune might be, that of Czerny's men was worse a hundredfold.

    The House Under the Sea Sir Max Pemberton
  • If we could renounce our sageness and discard our wisdom, it would be better for the people a hundredfold.

    Tao Teh King Lao-Tze
  • Their confidence in him increased a hundredfold by this proof of the accuracy of his foresight.

    Love-at-Arms Raphael Sabatini
  • Invest your all in God's cause; you will receive a hundredfold now and hereafter.

    Around Old Bethany Robert Lee Berry
  • The frustration and the exposure of that plot has increased our reputation an hundredfold.

    The Loyalist James Francis Barrett
  • If you work and love and plan for it, promptly it turns around and over and gives back a hundredfold more than you put into it.

    Over Paradise Ridge Maria Thompson Daviess
  • Poor soul—she took all, and would have taken more, a hundredfold.

    Five Tales John Galsworthy
Word Origin and History for hundredfold

c.1200, from hundred + -fold.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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