numerous and varied; greatly diverse; manifold.

Origin of multifold

First recorded in 1800–10; multi- + -fold Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for multifold

Historical Examples of multifold

  • It is distinct across Texas, and multifold still in the Indian lands.

  • 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!


    Dana Gatlin

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

    The Fourth R

    George Oliver Smith

British Dictionary definitions for multifold



many times doubled; manifold
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