fourfold vs quadruplicate what difference

what is difference between fourfold and quadruplicate

English

Etymology

From Middle English fourfold, fourefold, from Old English fēowerfeald. Equivalent to four +‎ -fold. Cognate with Dutch viervoud, Gothic ???????????????????????????????????????? (fidurfalþs).

Adjective

fourfold (not comparable)

  1. Four times as great; quadruple.
  2. Comprised of four individual members.

Synonyms

  • quadruple, quadruplicate

Translations

Adverb

fourfold (not comparable)

  1. by a factor of four
    • He shall restore the lamb fourfold.

Synonyms

  • quadruply; see also Thesaurus:four times

Translations

Verb

fourfold (third-person singular simple present fourfolds, present participle fourfolding, simple past and past participle fourfolded)

  1. to increase to four times as much; to multiply by four

Synonyms

  • quadruple, quadruplicate

Translations

Noun

fourfold (plural fourfolds)

  1. (mathematics) An algebraic variety of degree 4.


English

Etymology

From Latin quadruplicatus.

Pronunciation

  • (US) IPA(key): /ˌkwɑˈdɹuːplɪkət/

Adjective

quadruplicate (not comparable)

  1. having four parts
    • 1903: H.G. Wells, Mankind in the Making
      The small schools might specialize upon the type locally most desirable, the larger might group its triplicate (or quadruplicate) system of sustained and serious courses about a common Library []
  2. four times over, multiplied by four
    • 1891: Rudyard Kipling, American Notes
      [] Fortune, who delights in making the miner or the lumber-man a quadruplicate millionaire and in “busting” the railroad king.

Noun

quadruplicate (plural quadruplicates)

  1. in quadruplicate: four times over, in four copies
    • c.1886: Rudyard Kipling, The Lovers’ Litany
      Four times Cupid’s debtor I– / Bankrupt in quadruplicate.

Verb

quadruplicate (third-person singular simple present quadruplicates, present participle quadruplicating, simple past and past participle quadruplicated)

  1. To replicate four times; to make fourfold; to quadruple.

See also

  • triplicate
  • duplicate

Italian

Verb

quadruplicate

  1. inflection of quadruplicare:
    1. second-person plural present indicative
    2. second-person plural imperative
  2. feminine plural of quadruplicato

Latin

Verb

quadruplicāte

  1. second-person plural present active imperative of quadruplicō

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