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Verb: triple  tri-pul
  1. Increase threefold
    "Triple your income!";
    - treble
     
  2. (baseball) hit a three-base hit
Noun: triple  tri-pul
  1. A base hit at which the batter stops safely at third base
    - three-base hit, three-bagger
     
  2. A set of three similar things considered as a unit
    - trio, triad, triplet
     
  3. A quantity that is three times as great as another
Adjective: triple  tri-pul
  1. Having three units, components or elements
    "overcrowding made triple sessions necessary"; "triple time has three beats per measure";
    - ternary, treble, triplex
     
  2. Three times as great or many
    "a claim for triple damages";
    - treble, threefold, three-fold, trifold

Derived forms: triples, tripling, tripled

See also: multiple

Type of: base hit, hit, manifold, multiple, multiply, safety, set

Encyclopedia: Triple