Definition of Twofold

1. Adjective. Having more than one decidedly dissimilar aspects or qualities. "Every episode has its double and treble meaning"

Exact synonyms: Double, Dual, Three-fold, Threefold, Treble, Two-fold
Similar to: Multiple



2. Adverb. By a factor of two. "The price increased twofold last year"
Exact synonyms: Two Times

3. Adjective. Twice as great or many. "A twofold increase"
Exact synonyms: Double, Doubled, Two-fold
Similar to: Multiple
Derivative terms: Double, Double

Definition of Twofold

1. a. Double; duplicate; multiplied by two; as, a twofold nature; a twofold sense; a twofold argument.

2. adv. In a double degree; doubly.

Definition of Twofold

1. Adjective. Double; duplicate; multiplied by two; as, a twofold nature; a twofold sense; a twofold argument. ¹

2. Adverb. In a double degree; doubly. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Twofold

1. an amount twice as great as a given unit [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Twofold

two times
two weeks
two wrongs don't make a right
two wrongs make a right
twocced
twoccer
twoccers
twoccing
twoccings
twocs
twodimensional
twoer
twoers
twofer
twofers
twofold (current term)
twofoldedness
twofoldness
twofolds
twoheaded
twoish
twoling
twolings
twomp
twomps
twoness
twonesses
twonk
twonked
twonking

Literary usage of Twofold

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1. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1879)
"The polyhedron center is the point of intersection of the 4 and two twofold axes. Each twofold axis passes through the midpoints ..."

2. Capital: A Critique of Political Economy by Karl Marx (1906)
"THE twofold CHARACTER OP THE LABOUR EMBODIED IN COMMODITIES. ... I was the first to point out and to examine critically this twofold nature of the labour ..."

3. The Works of Rufus Choate: With a Memoir of His Life by Rufus Choate, Samuel Gilman Brown (1862)
"To accomplish this twofold object we have established a twofold set of institutions and instrumentalities ; some of them designed to develop and give ..."

4. Elements of Mental Philosophy by Thomas Cogswell Upham (1847)
"The principles, based upon desire, susceptible of a twofold operation. ... It is, that, with the exception just mentioned, they all have a twofold action, ..."

5. A Text-Book in the History of Education by Paul Monroe (1905)
"The twofold Ideal.—The ideal of this education was simple, yet contained the ... It included the twofold ideal of the man of wisdom and the man of action ..."

6. A Text-book in the History of Education by Paul Monroe (1905)
"The twofold Ideal.—The ideal of this education was simple, yet contained the ... It included the twofold ideal of the man of wisdom and the man of action ..."

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