Share this entry

sixfold Line breaks: six|fold
Pronunciation: /ˈsɪksfəʊld/

Definition of sixfold in English:


1Six times as great or as numerous: a sixfold increase in their overheads
More example sentences
  • Foreign investment in the region has increased sixfold since 2001, according to the region's Economy Ministry.
  • How were we supposed to increase the revenue another sixfold?
  • That number had increased more than sixfold by 1998 and nearly doubled again by 2000.
1.1Having six parts or elements: a sixfold plan of action


Back to top  
By six times; to six times the number or amount: coal prices have risen sixfold

Words that rhyme with sixfold

pinfold • manifold

Definition of sixfold in:

Share this entry


What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day innocuous
Pronunciation: ɪˈnɒkjʊəs
not harmful or offensive