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

 

quintuple

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ˈkwɪntjʊpl//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈkwɪntjʊpl//
 
; BrE BrE//kwɪnˈtjuːpl//
 
; NAmE NAmE//kwɪnˈtjuːpl//
 
, also NAmE//kwɪnˈtuːpl//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they quintuple
BrE BrE//ˈkwɪntjʊpl//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈkwɪntjʊpl//
 
; BrE BrE//kwɪnˈtjuːpl//
 
; NAmE NAmE//kwɪnˈtjuːpl//
 
, also NAmE//kwɪnˈtuːpl//
 
he / she / it quintuples
BrE BrE//ˈkwɪntjʊplz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈkwɪntjʊplz//
 
; BrE BrE//kwɪnˈtjuːplz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//kwɪnˈtjuːplz//
 
, NAmE//kwɪnˈtuːplz//
 
past simple quintupled
BrE BrE//ˈkwɪntjʊpld//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈkwɪntjʊpld//
 
; BrE BrE//kwɪnˈtjuːpld//
 
; NAmE NAmE//kwɪnˈtjuːpld//
 
, NAmE//kwɪnˈtuːpld//
 
past participle quintupled
BrE BrE//ˈkwɪntjʊpld//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈkwɪntjʊpld//
 
; BrE BrE//kwɪnˈtjuːpld//
 
; NAmE NAmE//kwɪnˈtjuːpld//
 
, NAmE//kwɪnˈtuːpld//
 
-ing form quintupling
BrE BrE//ˈkwɪntjʊplɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈkwɪntjʊplɪŋ//
 
; BrE BrE//kwɪnˈtjuːplɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//kwɪnˈtjuːplɪŋ//
 
, NAmE//kwɪnˈtuːplɪŋ//
 
 
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[intransitive, transitive] quintuple (something) to become five times bigger; to make something five times bigger Sales have quintupled over the past few years. Word Origin late 16th cent.: via French from medieval Latin quintuplus, from Latin quintus ‘fifth’ + -plus as in duplus (from duo ‘two’).
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: quintuple

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