ninefold

ninefold

[adj. nahyn-fohld; adv. nahyn-fohld]
adjective
1.
nine times as great or as much.
2.
having nine elements or parts.
adverb
3.
in a ninefold manner or measure; to or by nine times as much: to increase one's income ninefold.

Origin:
before 1000; nine + -fold; compare Old English nigonfeald in same sense (not attested in ME)

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ninefold (ˈnaɪnˌfəʊld)
 
adj
1.  equal to or having nine times as many or as much
2.  composed of nine parts
 
adv
3.  by or up to nine times as many or as much

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