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Many vs. Multiple

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Manydeterminer

An indefinite large number of.

‘many people enjoy playing chess;’; ‘there are many different ways to cook a meal’;

Multipleadjective

More than one (followed by plural).

‘My Swiss Army knife has multiple blades.’;

Manypronoun

A collective mass of people.

‘Democracy must balance the rights of the few against the will of the many’; ‘A great many do not understand this.’;

Multipleadjective

Having more than one element, part, component, or function, having more than one instance, occurring more than once, usually contrary to expectations (can be followed by a singular).

‘Some states do explicitly prohibit multiple citizenship.’; ‘It was a multiple pregnancy: the woman had triplets.’; ‘Multiple registrations are an increasing problem for many social networking sites.’;

Manypronoun

An indefinite large number of people or things.

‘Many are called, but few are chosen.’;

Multiplenoun

(mathematics) A whole number that can be divided by another whole number with no remainder.

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Manynoun

A multitude; a great aggregate; a mass of people; the generality; the common herd.

Multiplenoun

(finance) Price-earnings ratio.

Manynoun

A considerable number.

Multiplenoun

One of a set of the same thing; a duplicate.

Manynoun

A retinue of servants; a household.

Multiplenoun

A single individual who has multiple personalities.

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Manynoun

The populace; the common people; the majority of people, or of a community.

‘After him the rascal many ran.’;

Multiplenoun

One of a set of siblings produced by a multiple birth.

Manynoun

A large or considerable number.

‘A many of our bodies shall no doubtFind native graves.’; ‘Seeing a great many in rich gowns.’; ‘It will be concluded by many that he lived like an honest man.’; ‘He is liable to a great many inconveniences.’;

Multiplenoun

A chain store.

Manyadjective

Consisting of a great number; numerous; not few.

‘Thou shalt be a father of many nations.’; ‘Not many wise men after the flesh, not many mighty, not many noble, are called.’;

Multipleadjective

Containing more than once, or more than one; consisting of more than one; manifold; repeated many times; having several, or many, parts.

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Manyadjective

a quantifier that can be used with count nouns and is often preceded by `as' or `too' or `so' or `that'; amounting to a large but indefinite number;

‘many temptations’; ‘the temptations are many’; ‘a good many’; ‘a great many’; ‘many directions’; ‘take as many apples as you like’; ‘too many clouds to see’; ‘never saw so many people’;

Multiplenoun

A quantity containing another quantity an integral number of times without a remainder.

Multiplenoun

the product of a quantity by an integer;

‘36 is a multiple of 9’;

Multipleadjective

having or involving or consisting of more than one part or entity or individual;

‘multiple birth’; ‘multiple ownership’; ‘made multiple copies of the speech’; ‘his multiple achievements in public life’; ‘her multiple personalities’; ‘a pineapple is a multiple fruit’;

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