triple

Definition of triple

adjective:

  • 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, treble, triplex.
  • three times as great or many; "a claim for treble (or triple) damages", "a threefold increase". Synonyms: three-fold, threefold, treble.

noun:

  • a base hit at which the batter stops safely at third base. Synonyms: three-bagger, three-base hit.
  • a set of three similar things considered as a unit. Synonyms: triad, trio, triplet.
  • a quantity that is three times as great as another.

verb:

  • increase threefold; "Triple your income!". Synonyms: treble.
  • hit a three-base hit.

Related words

trigon, trilogy, triplicity.

Words nearby triple

trifle, tripe, triplet, triplex.

Rhymes with triple

cripple, fipple, nipple, ripple, tipple.

Start with triple

triplexes, tripletail, triplex, triplet, tripletails, triples, triplets, tripled.

More information about triple

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Scrabble and Words With Friends points

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