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manifold

[ man-uh-fohld ]
/ ˈmæn əˌfoʊld /
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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·i·fold·ly, adverbman·i·fold·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for manifold

manifold
/ (ˈmænɪˌfəʊld) /

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
[ mănə-fōld′ ]

A topological space or surface.
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