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Definitions for multiple
ˈmʌl tə pəlmul·ti·ple

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. multipleadjective

    the product of a quantity by an integer

    "36 is a multiple of 9"

  2. multipleadjective

    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"

Wiktionary

  1. multiplenoun

    A number that may be divided by another number with no remainder.

  2. multiplenoun

    Price-earnings ratio.

  3. multiplenoun

    One of a set of the same thing; a duplicate.

  4. multipleadjective

    Having more than one element, part, component, or function.

    My Swiss Army knife has multiple blades.

  5. Etymology: From multiple.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Multipleadjective

    A term in arithmetick, when one number contains another several times: as, nine is the multiple of three, containing it three times.

    Etymology: multiplex, Latin.

ChatGPT

  1. multiple

    Multiple refers to the condition of consisting of, including, or involving more than one. It can also refer in mathematics to a number that can be divided by another number without any remainder. Additionally, "multiple" is used in finance to represent the price to earnings ratio. It generally indicates a quantity, amount, or degree that is more than one or greater than single.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Multipleadjective

    containing more than once, or more than one; consisting of more than one; manifold; repeated many times; having several, or many, parts

  2. Multiplenoun

    a quantity containing another quantity a number of times without a remainder

  3. Etymology: [Cf. F. multiple, and E. quadruple, and multiply.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Multiple

    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. multiplexmultus, many, plicāre, to fold.]

The Standard Electrical Dictionary

  1. Multiple

    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.

Editors Contribution

  1. multiple

    A known quantity.

    Multiple amounts of people are getting married this year, the hotel has many weddings in preparation.


    Submitted by MaryC on March 20, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'multiple' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4111

  2. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'multiple' in Adjectives Frequency: #552

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of multiple in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of multiple in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of multiple in a Sentence

  1. Richard Ji:

    Uber faces an uphill task in Uber China especially since Didi Chuxing is multiple times larger by transaction value and city coverage, this will lead to favorable outcomes for both companies. The biggest benefit is cost savings, they no longer have to give out subsidies to drivers and passengers. It will give pricing power as the new entity will become the dominant player. That means profitability will come sooner than later.

  2. Keene State:

    I am saddened and disheartened at the events surrounding this year's Keene Pumpkin Festival, despite the concerted efforts of organizers, city officials, police, and Keene State College, there continued to be disruptive behavior at parties in multiple locations around the city, injuries, and property damage.

  3. Paradise Mayor Jody Jones:

    There's really not much left, there are very few homes still standing and we've been in multiple different neighborhoods this afternoon.

  4. Ronan Farrow:

    I walked into the door at the New Yorker with an explosive reportable piece that should have been public earlier, and immediately the New Yorker recognized that, and it is not accurate to say that it was not reportable. In fact, there were multiple determinations that it was reportable at NBC.

  5. Alan Tonelson:

    CFIUS needs to get much smarter and more agile, regimes like China’s nowadays can access knowhow through multiple channels both direct and indirect. CFIUS’s mandate needs to be flexible enough to cover all those currently existing and new schemes as they emerge.

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