Definitions of fivefold

  1. having five units or components Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. Five times folded or repeated; in fives. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  3. Five times as much or as great. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  4. In fives; five times repeated. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.

Usage examples for fivefold

  1. But I am there, and my name will increase the strength of my army fivefold – NAPOLEON AND BLUCHER by L. Muhlbach
  2. The flood, flame, swine, the lion, and the snake, Those fivefold monsters, modern authors make: The snake reigns most; snakes, Pliny says, are bred When the brain's perish'd in a human head. – The Poetical Works of Edward Young, Volume 2 by Edward Young