fivefold; consisting of five parts.
five times as great or as much.
Music. having five beats to a measure.
a number, amount, etc., five times as great as another.
verb (used with object), verb (used without object) 5.
to make or become five times as great.
< Middle French
or Medieval Latin quīntuplus,
derivative of quīntus
fifth (see quint1
), on the model of duplus duple
, quadruplus quadruple