- 1Having or involving several parts, elements, or members: multiple occupancy a multiple birthMore example sentences
- It is my misfortune to be living in a street in which there are several houses in multiple occupation.
- The function of the banner-draped shading elements is multiple.
- Friends, the multiple agency bill collection system in the city, has to be the most citizen-friendly outfit of the Government.
- 1.1Numerous and often varied: words with multiple meaningsMore example sentences
- The season's riches also offer a chance to see favorite actors tackling very different roles in multiple movies.
- Because children have different learning styles and multiple ways of knowing, they must be encouraged to find the form that best fits their individual styles.
- The financial sector is a much different story, with multiple levels of lending and intermediation dictating that analysis is at least as much art as science.
- 1.2(Of a disease, injury, or disability) complex in its nature or effects, or affecting several parts of the body: a multiple fracture of the femurMore example sentences
- Heart failure is a complex syndrome that affects multiple organ systems and has a great impact on the lifestyle of patients.
- In 2002 our intensive care unit cared for 183 unconscious patients with multiple injuries and experienced this clinical dilemma every other day.
- A woman who was sitting in the front seat was taken to St James' Hospital suffering from multiple injuries.
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- 1A number that can be divided by another number without a remainder: 15, 20, or any other multiple of fiveMore example sentences
- Any other number that leaves a remainder of 0 when divided by 7 must be a multiple of 7, so it can't be a prime.
- However, the overall value of these firms would be a multiple of this figure.
- Primitive Pythagorean triangles are a bit like prime numbers in that every integer is either prime or a multiple of a prime.
mid 17th century: from French, from late Latin multiplus, alteration of Latin multiplex (see multiplex).