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Definition of triple verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

triple

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ˈtrɪpl//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈtrɪpl//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they triple
BrE BrE//ˈtrɪpl//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈtrɪpl//
 
he / she / it triples
BrE BrE//ˈtrɪplz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈtrɪplz//
 
past simple tripled
BrE BrE//ˈtrɪpld//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈtrɪpld//
 
past participle tripled
BrE BrE//ˈtrɪpld//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈtrɪpld//
 
-ing form tripling
BrE BrE//ˈtrɪplɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈtrɪplɪŋ//
 
 
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[intransitive, transitive] triple (something) to become, or to make something, three times as much or as many synonym treble Output should triple by next year. The figure has more than tripled to 67%. Word Origin Middle English (as an adjective and adverb): from Old French, or from Latin triplus, from Greek triplous.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: triple