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Divorce is the psychological equivalent of a triple coronary bypass.
Mary Kay Blakely

Meaning of "triple" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD TRIPLE

From Latin triplus.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF TRIPLE

triple  [ˈtrɪpəl] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF TRIPLE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Triple is a verb and can also act as a noun and an adjective.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb triple in English.

WHAT DOES TRIPLE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of triple in the English dictionary

The first definition of triple in the dictionary is consisting of three parts; threefold. Other definition of triple is having three beats in each bar. Triple is also three times as great or as much.


CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO TRIPLE

PRESENT

Present
I triple
you triple
he/she/it triples
we triple
you triple
they triple
Present continuous
I am tripling
you are tripling
he/she/it is tripling
we are tripling
you are tripling
they are tripling
Present perfect
I have tripled
you have tripled
he/she/it has tripled
we have tripled
you have tripled
they have tripled
Present perfect continuous
I have been tripling
you have been tripling
he/she/it has been tripling
we have been tripling
you have been tripling
they have been tripling
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I tripled
you tripled
he/she/it tripled
we tripled
you tripled
they tripled
Past continuous
I was tripling
you were tripling
he/she/it was tripling
we were tripling
you were tripling
they were tripling
Past perfect
I had tripled
you had tripled
he/she/it had tripled
we had tripled
you had tripled
they had tripled
Past perfect continuous
I had been tripling
you had been tripling
he/she/it had been tripling
we had been tripling
you had been tripling
they had been tripling
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will triple
you will triple
he/she/it will triple
we will triple
you will triple
they will triple
Future continuous
I will be tripling
you will be tripling
he/she/it will be tripling
we will be tripling
you will be tripling
they will be tripling
Future perfect
I will have tripled
you will have tripled
he/she/it will have tripled
we will have tripled
you will have tripled
they will have tripled
Future perfect continuous
I will have been tripling
you will have been tripling
he/she/it will have been tripling
we will have been tripling
you will have been tripling
they will have been tripling
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would triple
you would triple
he/she/it would triple
we would triple
you would triple
they would triple
Conditional continuous
I would be tripling
you would be tripling
he/she/it would be tripling
we would be tripling
you would be tripling
they would be tripling
Conditional perfect
I would have triple
you would have triple
he/she/it would have triple
we would have triple
you would have triple
they would have triple
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been tripling
you would have been tripling
he/she/it would have been tripling
we would have been tripling
you would have been tripling
they would have been tripling
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you triple
we let´s triple
you triple
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to triple
Past participle
tripled
Present Participle
tripling
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH TRIPLE


archetypal
ˌɑːkɪˈtaɪpəl
aripple
əˈrɪpəl
cripple
ˈkrɪpəl
disciple
dɪˈsaɪpəl
gripple
ˈɡrɪpəl
maple
ˈmeɪpəl
multiple
ˈmʌltɪpəl
municipal
mjuːˈnɪsɪpəl
nipple
ˈnɪpəl
papal
ˈpeɪpəl
participle
ˈpɑːtɪsɪpəl
principal
ˈprɪnsɪpəl
principle
ˈprɪnsɪpəl
ripple
ˈrɪpəl
Siple
ˈsaɪpəl
sipple
ˈsɪpəl
staple
ˈsteɪpəl
tipple
ˈtɪpəl
tripple
ˈtrɪpəl
vice-principal
ˌvaɪsˈprɪnsɪpəl

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE TRIPLE

triplane
triple A
Triple Alliance
triple bond
triple combination therapy
triple crown
Triple Entente
triple expansion engine
triple glazing
triple jump
triple jumper
triple play
triple point
triple time
triple tonguing
triple-digit
triple-nerved
triple-tongue
tripleness
triplet

WORDS THAT END LIKE TRIPLE

anthropic principle
Archimedes´ principle
common multiple
condisciple
exclusion principle
first principle
four eyes principle
Heisenberg uncertainty principle
in principle
least common multiple
maniple
on principle
past participle
Pauli exclusion principle
Peter Principle
pleasure principle
precautionary principle
present participle
the Peter Principle
uncertainty principle

Synonyms and antonyms of triple in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «TRIPLE»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «triple» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of triple

Translation of «triple» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF TRIPLE

Find out the translation of triple to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of triple from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «triple» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

三倍数
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

triple
570 millions of speakers

English

triple
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

ट्रिपल
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

ثُلَاثِيّ
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

тройной
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

triplo
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ট্রিপল
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

triple
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Triple
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

dreifach
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

三重の
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

3배의
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Telung
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

gồm ba phần
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

மூன்று
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

तिप्पट
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

üçlü
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

triplo
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

potrójny
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

потрійний
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

triplu
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

τριπλός
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

driedubbele
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

trefaldig
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

tredobbel
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of triple

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «TRIPLE»

The term «triple» is very widely used and occupies the 4.268 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «TRIPLE» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about triple

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10 QUOTES WITH «TRIPLE»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word triple.
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Hank Aaron
The triple is the most exciting play in baseball. Home runs win a lot of games, but I never understood why fans are so obsessed with them.
2
Joe Barton
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission is continually reviewing its safety plan for the 100-plus operating civilian nuclear reactors in the United States. And when those plants were put into operation, they were required to have double and triple redundant safety systems.
3
William Billings
It is much the best way... to lay the emphasis on the first part of the bar in triple time, and on the first and third parts of the bar in common time.
4
Mary Kay Blakely
Divorce is the psychological equivalent of a triple coronary bypass.
5
Sherwood Boehlert
For the second straight year, craft beer is the fastest growing segment of the U.S. alcoholic beverage industry. In 2005, craft beer experienced a 9 percent increase in volume, nearly triple that of the growth experienced in the wine and spirits industry.
6
James Lee Burke
Today, there are more opportunities for writers in terms of access to larger success, but it's more difficult to publish a literary novel in the lower ranges. In other words, you almost have to hit a home run. You can hit a triple, maybe, but nobody's interested in a single.
7
Leos Carax
I'm not especially interested in actors or their life, double, triple identities and all that.
8
Russ Carnahan
Five years of Republicans' failed energy policies have resulted in Americans paying twice as much at the pump as they did in 2001, while big oil companies make triple the profits.
9
Julian Clary
There is a single entendre, but I don't know about a triple one.
10
Richard Coyle
I think the first movie I ever saw was a 'Star Wars' triple bill, when 'Return of the Jedi' was released.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «TRIPLE»

Discover the use of triple in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to triple and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Triple Package: How Three Unlikely Traits Explain the ...
"That certain groups do much better in America than others—as measured by income, occupational status, test scores, and so on—is difficult to talk about. In large part this is because the topic feels racially charged.
Amy Chua, Jed Rubenfeld, 2014
2
Triple
The story of the most successful espionage coup - and best-kept secret - of this century.
Ken Follett, 2008
3
Triple H Making the Game: Triple H's Approach to a Better Body
This book isn't for big mouths who'd rather exercise their egos than their deltoids.
Triple H, Robert Caprio, 2010
4
The Triple Helix: Gene, Organism, and Environment
One of our most brilliant evolutionary biologists, Richard Lewontin here provides a concise, accessible account of what his work has taught him about biology and about its relevance to human affairs.
Richard C. Lewontin, 2001
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The Triple Constraints in Project Management
The Triple Constraints in Project Management explores the triangle of time, cost, and performance that bounds the universe within which every project must be accomplished - and shows how controlling the hierarchy of constraints can mean the ...
Michael Dobson, 2004
6
Pursuing the Triple Aim: Seven Innovators Show the Way to ...
This book shows what health care looks like that delivers on our urgent social need for success on the Triple Aim: better care, better health, and lower cost through improvement."—Donald Berwick, MD, MPP, former president and CEO, IHI ...
Maureen Bisognano, Charles Kenney, 2012
7
The Triple Bottom Line: Does It All Add Up
This collection provides a review of what has already been achieved in stimulating change in corporate culture and bringing businesses to an appreciation of the importance and benefits of corporate social responsibility.
Adrian Henriques, Julie Richardson, 2013
8
The Triple Bottom Line: How Today's Best-Run Companies Are ...
Praise for The Triple Bottom Line "Whether you are a corporate manager, investor, consumer, or public official, this book will change your view of how corporations can succeed for themselves and for society.
Andrew Savitz, 2012
9
Triple Trouble
While continuing to switch places in middle school, identical twins Payton and Emma compete with triplets Dexter, Oliver, and Asher at the Multipalooza festival.
Julia DeVillers, Jennifer Roy, 2013
10
The Triple Whammy Cure: The Breakthrough Women's Health ...
Case stories in the book show how these patients got their lives back. Now, The Triple Whammy Cure can help you get back your life, too.
David Edelberg, 2006

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «TRIPLE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term triple is used in the context of the following news items.
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Pharoah Phestival as Triple Crown Winner Cruises in Haskell
And when Victor Espinoza asked, the majestic colt delivered an encore performance in his first race since winning the Triple Crown. "This horse, he just keeps ... «ABC News, Aug 15»
2
Triple Crown winners: How they fared after Belmont Stakes
American Pharoah will be the first horse to run a race as a Triple Crown winner in 38 years when he contests Sunday's $1.75 million William Hill Haskell ... «USA TODAY, Aug 15»
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Triple Crown champ American Pharoah arrives in NJ for Haskell
The first Triple Crown winner in the past 37 years will return to the races for the first time since his historic triumph in the Belmont Stakes in Sunday's $1,750,000 ... «New York Post, Jul 15»
4
American Pharoah wins Triple Crown, and inevitable sniping begins
Strange, and yet foreseeable, after it took so long to get another Triple Crown winner, that we should need to be reassured that this one is not the best one, ... «Chicago Tribune, Jun 15»
5
2015 Belmont Stakes video replay: American Pharoah makes …
American Pharoah made history on Saturday, winning the 2015 Belmont Stakes to become just the 12th horse to win the Triple Crown. American Pharoah ... «SB Nation, Jun 15»
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Triple Crown winners: American Pharoah joins elite company
There have been just 11 horses that have been able to win the Kentucky Derby, Preakness Stakes and Belmont Stakes, otherwise known as the Triple Crown. «SB Nation, Jun 15»
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Triple Crown drought is remarkable, but not unexplainable
It is extraordinary that, since 1979, a dozen horses have entered the Belmont Stakes seeking a sweep of the Triple Crown and all have failed. Almost all of the ... «Washington Post, May 15»
8
Why Horse Racing Does Not Want A Triple Crown Winner
If American Pharoah succeeds in winning the Triple Crown, sure it will be great for horse racing with an immediate impact, yet, the year after year excitement will ... «Forbes, May 15»
9
The Triple Crown: We Want Answers
Yowza—neeiiihhhgh! Here we go again: For the second year in a row and the 14th time since Affirmed won it in 1978, a horse has won the Kentucky Derby and ... «Wall Street Journal, May 15»
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As Preakness approaches, 2015 Triple Crown pursuit is in good hands
It might have been just another routine morning at Santa Anita last week. But it couldn't be. It is Triple Crown season. That doesn't mean they sell more coffee at ... «Los Angeles Times, May 15»

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