the product of a quantity by an integer
"36 is a multiple of 9"
having or involving or consisting of more than one part or entity or individual
"multiple birth"; "multiple ownership"; "made multiple copies of the speech"; "his multiple achievements in public life"; "her multiple personalities"; "a pineapple is a multiple fruit"
A number that may be divided by another number with no remainder.
One of a set of the same thing; a duplicate.
Having more than one element, part, component, or function.
My Swiss Army knife has multiple blades.
Origin: From multiple.
containing more than once, or more than one; consisting of more than one; manifold; repeated many times; having several, or many, parts
a quantity containing another quantity a number of times without a remainder
Origin: [Cf. F. multiple, and E. quadruple, and multiply.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
mul′ti-pl, adj. having many folds or parts: repeated many times.—n. a number or quantity which contains another an exact number of times.—n. Mul′tiplepoinding (Scots law), a process by which a person who has funds claimed by more than one, in order not to have to pay more than once, brings them all into court that one of them may establish his right.—Common multiple, a number or quantity that can be divided by each of several others without a remainder; Least common multiple, the smallest number that forms a common multiple. [L. multiplex—multus, many, plicāre, to fold.]
The Standard Electrical Dictionary
A term expressing connection of electric apparatus such as battery couples, or lamps in parallel with each other. In the ordinary incandescent lamp circuits the lamps are connected in multiple. Synonym--Multiple Arc.
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'multiple' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4111
Rank popularity for the word 'multiple' in Adjectives Frequency: #552
The numerical value of multiple in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of multiple in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
For every disciplined effort there is a multiple reward.
To read quotations is to live in a planet with multiple suns!
The love of beauty in its multiple forms is the noblest gift of the human cerebrum.
It really came about real quick, i think he was intent ... on getting a 'boy in blue' ... there were multiple, multiple requests for him to put down that weapon.
North Carolina is a fairly sharky place and I think it’s happening there because the beaches are full of surf. It’s a high-energy beach. You’ve got sharks in close to shore because they are feeding. believe me this is multiple sharks, multiple people getting bitten.
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- múltipleCatalan, Valencian
- mehrere, VielfacheGerman
- multiple, múltiploSpanish
- چندگانه, چندتایی, مضربPersian
- moninkertainen, moni, usea, monikertaFinnish
- többszörös, többHungarian
- 倍数, 多重Japanese
- meerdere, veelvoudDutch
- złożony, wielokrotny, wieloraki, wielokrotnośćPolish
- múltiplo, múltiplosPortuguese
- много, многократный, множественный, кратное, множество, несколько, кратный, многочисленный, кратное числоRussian
- flera stycken, flera, multipelSwedish
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