Try Our Apps


Avoid these words. Seriously.


[muhl-tuh-fohld] /ˈmʌl təˌfoʊld/
numerous and varied; greatly diverse; manifold.
Origin of multifold
First recorded in 1800-10; multi- + -fold Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for multifold
Historical Examples
  • It is distinct across Texas, and multifold still in the Indian lands.

    The Story of the Outlaw Emerson Hough
  • It did not bore him, multifold as his duties were, to be near her.

    The Bertrams

    Anthony Trollope
  • Accordingly the new task of the teacher of the future is a multifold one.

    Pedagogical Anthropology Maria Montessori
  • Oh, multifold fragrance and tints divine which so ineffably enrich our lives!

    Missy Dana Gatlin
  • Not once, but multifold, like the vibration of a reed or violin string.

    The Fourth R George Oliver Smith
  • What this reasoning did for me from the start was to give me a new attitude toward the multifold activity we call life.

  • What black shoulders of rock, teeth, towers and walls in multifold ranks swept up from the lake before them!

    The Spell of Switzerland Nathan Haskell Dole
  • Verna unlocked the door, and, as he entered, Denham looked curiously around and above at the multifold variety of trade goods.

    Forging the Blades Bertram Mitford
  • From thence we have to look down from every point of our warm hearts with a sight as multifold as the cherubic eyes.

  • Jason sprang over the corpse and tore at the multifold bolts and locks that sealed the door.

    The Ethical Engineer Henry Maxwell Dempsey
British Dictionary definitions for multifold


many times doubled; manifold
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Nearby words for multifold

Word Value for multifold

Scrabble Words With Friends