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Adjective: quintuple  kwin'too-p(u)l or kwin'tú-p(u)l
  1. Having five units or components
    - fivefold, five-fold, quintuplicate
Noun: quintuple  kwin'too-p(u)l or kwin'tú-p(u)l
  1. A set of five similar things considered as a unit
    - quintet, quintette, quintuplet
Verb: quintuple  kwin'too-p(u)l or kwin'tú-p(u)l
  1. Increase fivefold
    "The population of China quintupled"

Derived forms: quintupling, quintuples, quintupled

See also: multiple

Type of: manifold, multiply, set

Encyclopedia: Quintuple