fivefold vs quintuple what difference

what is difference between fivefold and quintuple

English

Etymology

From Middle English fiffold, from Old English fīffeald. Equivalent to five +‎ -fold.

Adjective

fivefold (not comparable)

  1. In fives; consisting of five in one; quintuple.

Translations

Adverb

fivefold (not comparable)

  1. By a factor of five.



English

Etymology

From Middle French quintuple.

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -uːpəl

Adjective

quintuple (not comparable)

  1. having five parts or members
  2. five times as much
  3. (music) having five crotchets in a bar

Synonyms

  • pentaplex
  • quintuplex

Translations

Noun

quintuple (plural quintuples)

  1. a fivefold amount

Translations

Verb

quintuple (third-person singular simple present quintuples, present participle quintupling, simple past and past participle quintupled) (transitive, intransitive)

  1. to multiply something (or be multiplied) by five

Translations

Derived terms

  • quintuplet
  • quintuplicate
  • Quintuple Alliance

See also


French

Etymology

From Latin quintus.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /kɛ̃.typl/

Adjective

quintuple (plural quintuples)

  1. quintuple
  2. (music) hundred twenty-eighth note

Noun

quintuple m (plural quintuples)

  1. quintuple

Further reading

  • “quintuple” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

Italian

Adjective

quintuple

  1. feminine plural of quintuplo

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