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manifold

man·i·fold

manifold

 
 
pronunciation:
mae nih fold
parts of speech:
adjective, noun, transitive verb
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: abundant and varied.
She was thankful for her manifold blessings, but particularly for the health of her children and the kindness of her husband's family.
synonyms:
multifarious, multitudinous, myriad, rich
similar words:
abundant, beaucoup, many, multiple, numerous, overflowing, plentiful, various
definition 2: having many features or parts.
a manifold publicity campaign
synonyms:
many-sided, multifaceted, multifarious
similar words:
complicated, compound, eclectic, elaborate, intricate, multidimensional, myriad
definition 3: combining or operating several things at the same time.
synonyms:
complex, composite, compound
similar words:
eclectic, joint
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: something with many different elements or features.
synonyms:
complex, composite, compound, ensemble
similar words:
conglomerate, hybrid, package, whole
definition 2: a pipe or chamber with many outlets or connections.
a car's exhaust manifold
similar words:
chamber, outlet, pipe
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: manifolded, manifolding, manifolds
definition: to make multiple copies of (something written or typed).
synonyms:
copy, ditto, print, reproduce
similar words:
duplicate, mimeograph, photocopy, Xerox
derivations: manifoldly (adv.), manifoldness (n.)