AskDefine | Define multiple

Dictionary Definition

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" [ant: single(a)] n : the product of a quantity by an integer; "36 is a multiple of 9"

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English

Etymology

From multiple.

Adjective

  1. Having more than one element, part, component or function
    My Swiss Army knife has multiple blades.

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Noun

  1. In the context of "Mathematics": : A number that may be divided by another number with no remainder; thus 14, 21 and 70 are multiples of 7

Translations

a number that may be divided by another number with no remainder
  • Dutch: veelvoud
  • French: multiple
  • German: vielfältig
  • Portuguese: múltiplo
  • Russian: кратное
  • Spanish: múltiplo
  • Swedish: multipel

French

Etymology

From multiplus.

Pronunciation

Adjective

multiple

Noun

fr-noun m
  1. In the context of "Mathematics": Multiple.

Italian

Adjective

multiple
  1. Feminine plural form of multiplo

Extensive Definition

The word multiple can refer to:
It is also a singular of multiples, which can refer to:
multiple in French: Multiple

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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