At three times the severity or degree.

It is important to lock the door, and triply so at night.

See Also: doubly, triple

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  • Triply — Trip ly, adv. In a triple manner. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • triply — [trip′lē] adv. in a triple amount or degree …   English World dictionary

  • triply — ˈtriplē, li adverb : to a triple degree : in three times the amount or sum : in a threefold manner mystery seems to be triply and darkly compounded B.R.Redman the triply divine principle, Love Mary B. Eddy …   Useful english dictionary

  • triply — triple ► ADJECTIVE 1) consisting of or involving three parts, things, or people. 2) having three times the usual size, quality, or strength. ► PREDETERMINER ▪ three times as much or as many. ► NOUN ▪ a thing that is three times as large as usual… …   English terms dictionary

  • triply — adverb Date: 1641 in a triple degree, amount, or manner …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • triply — /trip lee/, adv. 1. to a triple number, measure, or degree. 2. in a triple manner; threefold. [1650 60; TRIPLE + LY] * * * …   Universalium

  • triply — adv. in a threefold manner, times three …   English contemporary dictionary

  • triply — tri·ply …   English syllables

  • triply — See: triple …   English dictionary

  • triply — trip•ly [[t]ˈtrɪp li[/t]] adv. 1) cvb to a triple number, measure, or degree 2) cvb in a triple manner; threefold • Etymology: 1650–60 …   From formal English to slang