decuple


decuple

adjective

  1. ten times as great; tenfold.

noun

  1. a tenfold quantity or multiple.

verb (used with object), dec·u·pled, dec·u·pling.

  1. to make ten times as great.

verb

  1. (tr) to increase by ten times

noun

  1. an amount ten times as large as a given reference

adjective

  1. increasing tenfold
adj.

1610s, from French décuple (late 15c.), from Latin decuplus “tenfold,” from decem- “ten” (see ten) + -plus (see plus).

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