HyperDic: triple

English > 7 senses of the word triple:
VERBchangetriple, trebleincrease / increase threefold
contacttriplehit a three-base hit
NOUNacttriple, three-base hit, three-baggera base hit at which the batter stops safely at third base
grouptriple, trio, triad, tripleta set of three similar things considered as a unit
cognitiontriplea quantity that is three times as great as another
ADJECTIVEalltriple, ternary, treble, triplexhaving three units or components or elements
alltriple, treble, threefold, three-foldthree times as great or many
triple > pronunciation
Soundstrih'pahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > triple: 7 senses > adjective 1
MeaningHaving three units or components or elements.
Examples
  • "overcrowding made triple sessions necessary"
  • "triple time has three beats per measure"
  • "triplex windows"
Synonymsternary, treble, triplex
BroadermultipleHaving or involving or consisting of more than one part or entity or individual
Spanishternario, triple
Catalanternari, triple
English > triple: 7 senses > adjective 2
MeaningThree times as great or many.
Example"a claim for treble (or triple) damages"
Synonymstreble, threefold, three-fold
BroadermultipleHaving or involving or consisting of more than one part or entity or individual
Spanishtriple, triplicado, tríplice, triplo
Catalantriple, tripliclat
English > triple: 7 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningA base hit at which the batter stops safely at third base.
Synonymsthree-base hit, three-bagger
Narrowerline-drive triple, line tripleA triple resulting from a line drive
Broaderbase hit, safety(baseball) the successful act of striking a baseball in such a way that the batter reaches base safely
Spanishterna, triple
Catalanterna
Verbstriplehit a three-base hit
English > triple: 7 senses > noun 2, group
MeaningA set of three similar things considered as a unit.
Synonymstrio, triad, triplet
InstancesTrimurtiThe triad of divinities of later Hinduism
NarrowertrilogyA set of three literary or dramatic works related in subject / subject or theme
triplicity, trigon(astrology) one of four groups of the zodiac where each group consists of three signs separated from each other by 120 degrees
BroadersetA group of things of the same kind that belong together and are so used
Spanishterceto, tríada, triple
Catalantríada
English > triple: 7 senses > noun 3, cognition
MeaningA quantity that is three times as great as another.
BroadermultipleThe product of a quantity by an integer
Spanishtriple
Catalantriple
Verbstripleincrease / increase threefold
English > triple: 7 senses > verb 1, change
Meaningincrease / increase threefold.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s something; Something ----s something
ModelThey triple their earnings this year; Their earnings triple this year
Example"Triple your income!"
Synonymtreble
Broadermultiply, manifoldcombine or increase / increase by multiplication
Spanishtriplicarse, triplicar
Catalantriplicar-se, triplicar
Nounstriplea quantity that is three times as great as another
triplicateone of three copies
triplingincrease / increase / increase by a factor of three
English > triple: 7 senses > verb 2, contact
Meaninghit a three-base hit.
PatternSomebody ----s
Categorybaseball, baseball game, ballA ball game played with a bat and ball between two teams of nine players
BroaderhitCause to move by striking
Nounstriplea base hit at which the batter stops safely at third base

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