- a particular number of times:
• The value of the house has increased fourfold in the last ten years (= it is now worth four times as much as it was ten years ago ) .
* * *-fold suffix► having the stated number of parts, or multiplied by the stated number: »
The problems are twofold - firstly, economic, and secondly, political.»
In the last 50 years, there has been a 33-fold increase in the amount of pesticide used in farming.
Financial and business terms. 2012.