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noun 
  1. (music) The highest singing voice (especially as for a boy) or part in musical composition.
  2. (music) A person or instrument having a treble voice or pitch.
  3. Any high-pitched or shrill voice or sound.
  4. A threefold quantity or number; something having three parts or having been tripled.
  5. (context, darts) Any of the narrow areas enclosed by the two central circles on a dartboard, worth three times the usual value of the segment.
  6. (sport) Three victories, awards etc.
verb (trebl, ing)
  1. (transitive) To multiply by three; to make into three parts, layers, or thrice the amount.
  2. (intransitive) To make a shrill or high-pitched noise.
  3. (intransitive) To become multiplied by three or increased threefold.
adjective 
  1. Threefold, triple.
  2. (context, of time, or, music) Having two beats in a bar.
  3. (music) Pertaining to the highest singing voice or part in harmonized music; soprano.
  4. High in pitch; shrill.
Etymology: From Old French, treble, from triplus.


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