[ muhl-tee, -tahy ]
/ ˈmʌl ti, -taɪ /
noun, plural mul·tis.
a pattern of several colors or hues, usually in stripes: This dress comes in pink or green multi.
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Definition for multi (2 of 2)
a combining form meaning “many,” “much,” “multiple,” “many times,” “more than one,” “more than two,” “composed of many like parts,” “in many respects,” used in the formation of compound words: multiply; multivitamin.
Also especially before a vowel, mult-.
Origin of multi-
Middle English <Latin, combining form of multus much, many
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British Dictionary definitions for multi
many or muchmultiflorous; multimillion
more than onemultiparous; multistorey
Word Origin for multi-
from Latin multus much, many
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Medical definitions for multi
Many; much; multiple:multiarticular.
More than one:multiparous.
More than two:multipolar.
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Scientific definitions for multi
A prefix that means many or much, as in multicellular, having many cells.
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