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consisting of three parts; threefold:the fish were caught with large treble hooks dragged through the water multiplied or occurring three times:she turned back to make a double and treble check
three times as much or as many:the tip was at least treble what she would normally have given
a threefold quantity or thing, in particular. (in show jumping) a fence consisting of three elements. a crochet stitch made with three loops of wool on the hook at a time. a drink of liquor of three times the standard measure.
a number or amount that is three times as large as a contrasting or usual number or amount:by virtue of having paid treble, he had a double room to himself
make or become three times as large or numerous: [with object]:rents were doubled and probably trebled [no object]:his salary has trebled in a couple of years