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    triple

    1.single
    2.double
    3. triple
    4.?
    5. ?

    May I know the rest after triple which are in common use as it seems I haven't encounted apart from the above three?


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    Re: triple

    Quote Originally Posted by Ju View Post
    1.single
    2.double
    3. triple
    4.? Quadruple is used.
    5. ? Quintuple, but it's not commonly used.

    May I know the rest after triple which are in common use as it seems I haven't encounted apart from the above three?


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    #3

    Re: triple

    Bhai's answer is correct as to common use - as you requested.

    Here's a longer list for anybody who might be interested:

    1 Single
    2 Double
    3 Triple
    4 Quadruple
    5 Quintuple/Pentuple
    6 Sextuple/Hextuple
    7 Septuple
    8 Octuple
    9 Nonuple
    10 Decuple
    11 Hendecuple/Undecuple
    12 Duodecuple
    13 Tredecuple
    14 Quattuordecuple
    15 Quindecuple
    16 Sexdecuple
    17 Septendecuple
    18 Octodecuple
    19 Novemdecuple
    20 Viguple

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    http://uk.gamespot.com/c64/action/double…
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    Re: triple

    "Quadruple" and "quintuple" are used for coronary bypasses. That might be the usage most familiar with lay people. I can't think of common uses for higher numbers.

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    Re: triple

    No one mentioned "fourfold" and "fivefold". Is there something wrong with them?

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    Re: triple

    Quote Originally Posted by birdeen's call View Post
    No one mentioned "fourfold" and "fivefold". Is there something wrong with them?
    No, but they would go with "twofold", "threefold" etc.

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    Re: triple

    "Fourfold" would be rare compared to "quadruple."

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    #8

    Re: triple

    Single, double, triple, home run.

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