treble

Definition of treble

adjective:

  • having or denoting a high range; "soprano voice", "soprano sax", "the boy still had a fine treble voice", "the treble clef". Synonyms: soprano.
  • three times as great or many; "a claim for treble (or triple) damages", "a threefold increase". Synonyms: three-fold, threefold, triple.
  • having three units or components or elements; "a ternary operation", "a treble row of red beads", "overcrowding made triple sessions necessary", "triple time has three beats per measure", "triplex windows". Synonyms: ternary, triple, triplex.
  • having more than one decidedly dissimilar aspects or qualities; ; - R.W.Emerson; -Frederick Harrison; "a double (or dual) role for an actor", "the office of a clergyman is twofold; public preaching and private influence", "every episode has its double and treble meaning". Synonyms: double, dual, three-fold, threefold, two-fold, twofold.

noun:

  • the pitch range of the highest female voice. Synonyms: soprano.

verb:

  • sing treble.
  • increase threefold; "Triple your income!". Synonyms: triple.

Words nearby treble

tremble.

Rhymes with treble

pebble, rebel.

Start with treble

trebles, trebled.

More information about treble

treble unscrambled

Scrabble and Words With Friends points

  • treble is a valid Scrabble US word, worth 8 points
  • treble is a valid Scrabble UK word, worth 8 points
  • treble is a valid Words With Friends word, worth 10 points
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