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Definition of triple
consisting of or involving three parts, things, or people:a triple murder triple somersaults having three times the usual size, quality, or strength:a triple dark rum
three times as much or as many:the copper energy cells had triple the efficiency of silicon cells
1a thing that is three times as large as usual or is made up of three standard units or items. 2
) a sporting contest in which each side has three players.
) Bell-ringing a system of change ringing using seven bells, with three pairs changing places each time.
4 Baseball a hit that enables the batter to reach third base.
verb [no object]
1become three times as much or as many:grain prices were expected to triple [with object] multiply (something) by three:the party more than tripled its share of the vote 2 Baseball hit a triple:he tripled into right field