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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    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. Cynthia Graham:

    While watching it, I started wondering what’s the difference between super orgasms and multiple orgasms, and the answer I got was ‘not very much.’.

  2. Kellan Baker:

    Health disparities like poverty feed off established social and economic structures that determine the distribution of power and resources. What’s worse, inequality turns diversity into disparity. For someone who belongs to multiple communities that experience health disparities, these disparities do not simply add up: They multiply.

  3. Jonathon Keats:

    If the landscape changes over time, the photographic plate will show multiple overlapping scenes or the motion blur of a scene that gradually morphs.

  4. John Gatt-Rutter:

    The problems of Gaza are multiple and they are very complicated, but they are first and foremost political, it is still the fundamental problem of division.

  5. Jeremy Douglas:

    The challenge posed by Sam Gor is massive...they traffick drugs out using multiple borders at any one time. They are laundering money through various businesses across the Mekong.

Images & Illustrations of multiple

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