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manifold

[ man-uh-fohld ]
/ 藞m忙n 蓹藢fo蕣ld /
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adjective
noun
verb (used with object)
to make copies of, as with carbon paper.
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Origin of manifold

First recorded before 1000; Middle English; Old English manigf(e)ald (adjective). See many, -fold

synonym study for manifold

1. See many.

OTHER WORDS FROM manifold

man路i路fold路ly, adverbman路i路fold路ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for manifold

manifold
/ (藞m忙n瑟藢f蓹蕣ld) /

adjective formal
of several different kinds; multiplemanifold reasons
having many different forms, features, or elementsmanifold breeds of dog
noun
verb
(tr) to duplicate (a page, book, etc)
to make manifold; multiply

Derived forms of manifold

manifolder, nounmanifoldly, adverbmanifoldness, noun

Word Origin for manifold

Old English manigfeald. See many, -fold
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Scientific definitions for manifold

manifold
[ m膬n蓹-f艒ld鈥 ]

A topological space or surface.
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