Definition of troble
1. treble [ a ] having or denoting a high range
Examples: "soprano voice" "soprano sax" "the boy still had a fine treble voice" "the treble clef"
(Ralph J. Salisbury, "On the Old Santa Fe Trail...)
Suddenly a treble auto horn tootley-toot-tootled , and , thumbing hopefully , I saw emergent in windshield flash : red lips , streaming silk of blonde hair and - ah , trembling confusion of hope , apprehension , despair - the leering face of old Herry .Synonyms treble soprano Related Terms high
2. treble [ v ] increase threefold
Examples: "Triple your income!"
3. treble [ v ] sing trebleSynonyms treble Related Terms sing soprano
4. treble [ a ] having more than one decidedly dissimilar aspects or qualities
Examples: "a double (or dual) role for an actor" "the office of a clergyman is twofold public preaching and private influence"- R.W.Emerson
5. treble [ a ] having three units or components or elements
Examples: "a ternary operation" "a treble row of red beads" "overcrowding made triple sessions necessary" "triple time has three beats per measure" "triplex windows"
6. treble [ a ] three times as great or many
Examples: "a claim for treble (or triple) damages" "a threefold increase"
7. treble [ n ] the pitch range of the highest female voiceSynonyms treble soprano Related Terms high_pitch
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