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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Having 3 parts or members. Also: Having 3 times as many or as great.

Usage examples (36)
  • The way of the superior person is threefold; virtuous, they are free from anxieties; wise they are free from perplexities; and bold they are free from fear.
  • Our rent increased threefold in the past five years
  • Then He has shown us what we shall see, that is, the threefold coming.
  • The tripod stand should be of the so-called threefold variety, with sliding legs which can be adapted to broken ground. for more
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