Definitions for multitude
ˈmʌl tɪˌtud, -ˌtyudmul·ti·tude
Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word multitude.
battalion, large number, multitude, plurality, packnoun
a large indefinite number
"a battalion of ants"; "a multitude of TV antennas"; "a plurality of religions"
multitude, throng, concoursenoun
a large gathering of people
multitude, masses, mass, hoi polloi, people, the great unwashednoun
the common people generally
"separate the warriors from the mass"; "power to the people"
A great amount or number, often of people.
The mass of ordinary people; the populous or the masses
Etymology: From multitude, multitude, and their source, multitudo.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: multitude, Fr. multitudo, Lat.
It is impossible that any multitude can be actually infinite, or so great that there cannot be a greater. Matthew Hale.
It is a fault in a multitude of preachers, that they utterly neglect method in their harangues. Isaac Watts.
He the vast hissing multitude admires. Addison.
a great number of persons collected together; a numerous collection of persons; a crowd; an assembly
a great number of persons or things, regarded collectively; as, the book will be read by a multitude of people; the multitude of stars; a multitude of cares
the state of being many; numerousness
Multitude is a political term first used by Machiavelli and reiterated by Spinoza. Recently the term has returned to prominence because of its conceptualization as a new model of resistance against the global capitalist system as described by political theorists Michael Hardt and Antonio Negri in their international best-seller Empire and expanded upon in their Multitude: War and Democracy in the Age of Empire. Other theorists recently to use the term include political thinkers associated with Autonomist Marxism and its sequelae, including Sylvère Lotringer, Paolo Virno, and thinkers connected with the eponymous review Multitudes.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
mul′ti-tūd, n. the state of being many: a great number of individuals: a crowd: the vulgar or common people.—adjs. Multitud′inary (rare); Multitud′inous, consisting of, or having the appearance of, a multitude.—adv. Multitud′inously.—n. Multitud′inousness, the state or quality of being multitudinous. [Fr.,—L. multitudo—multus, many.]
The numerical value of multitude in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of multitude in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
In the short to medium-term this is a completely unrealistic option, and statements coming out of the likes of England are Germany are simply shots across the bows of FIFA, longer term, it is a possibility... but it's a big call for the dissenting nations as it would create a multitude of political and organizational problems for domestic and continental associations.
The university has a strong policy prohibiting discrimination, including sexual violence, and provides a multitude of resources and assistance to students.
Where no counsel is, the people fall but in the multitude of counsellors there is safety.
Without absolutes revealed from without by God Himself, we are left rudderless in a sea of conflicting ideas about manners, justice and right and wrong, issuing from a multitude of self-opinionated thinkers.
The end of all things is near. Therefore be clear minded and self-controlled so that you can pray. Above all, love each other deeply, because love covers over a multitude of sins.
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- ramatCatalan, Valencian
- Menge, VielzahlGerman
- μάζα, πλήθοςGreek
- mòr-sluaghScottish Gaelic
- շատություն, բազմություն, ամբոխArmenian
- tini ngerongero, mātinitini, ngero, nuipuku, ngerongeroMāori
- multidão, massa, povoPortuguese
- ма́сса, мно́жествоRussian
- pȗk, màsa, mnòštvo, gòmila, svjètinaSerbo-Croatian
- అధిక మొత్తము, జనబాహుళ్యముTelugu
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