Meaning of -fold in English:

-fold

Pronunciation /f??ld/

suffix

  • 1(forming adjectives and adverbs from cardinal numbers) in an amount multiplied by.

    • ‘threefold’
  • 2(forming adjectives and adverbs from cardinal numbers) consisting of so many parts or facets.

    • ‘twofold’

Origin

Old English -fald, -feald; related to fold.