What does multiple mean?

Definitions for multiple
ˈmʌl tə pəlmul·ti·ple

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. multiple(adj)

    the product of a quantity by an integer

    "36 is a multiple of 9"

  2. multiple(adj)

    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. multiple(Noun)

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

    Etymology: From multiple.

  2. multiple(Noun)

    Price-earnings ratio.

    Etymology: From multiple.

  3. multiple(Noun)

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

    Etymology: From multiple.

  4. multiple(Adjective)

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

    My Swiss Army knife has multiple blades.

    Etymology: From multiple.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Multiple(adj)

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

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

  2. Multiple(noun)

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

    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

How to pronounce multiple?

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    Alex
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    Australian
    Veena
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    Indian

How to say multiple in sign language?

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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. Satoru Yoshizawa:

    A remote-controlled robot allows one person to work at multiple stores.

  2. Jeffrey Lewis:

    Everybody is pretty dug in and there's not a lot of space for forming coalitions that don't cleave in basically the same way across [ multiple ] issues.

  3. Jim Gilmore:

    I think this is a going to be a long race, I think that it's an opportunity to appear multiple times, to be in additional debates.

  4. Anuj Somany:

    A person who faces multiple hurdles en route is on the right track else off track of life.

  5. Anna Ready:

    They changed the underlying definition of staple foods to exclude foods that have multiple ingredients so that a mixed fruit cup or can of chicken noodle soup could no longer be counted towards a retailer’s stocking requirements, this is extremely onerous for small format retailers with limited storage space and it would be very costly to change supply and delivery, or even remodel a store, to comply with this.

Images & Illustrations of multiple

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