mul·​ti·​fold ˈməl-ti-ˌfōld How to pronounce multifold (audio)

Example Sentences

the advantages of the new accounting system are multifold
Recent Examples on the Web As a result, the straight-through automation rates have a multifold increase within just a few months, and business-critical processes can effectively be automated end to end. Vidur Amin, Forbes, 7 Sep. 2021 An e-commerce giant like Amazon India working with artisans and weavers faces multifold challenges. Manavi Kapur, Quartz India, 8 Jan. 2020 Humankind’s first journeys beyond the haven of Earth, into the void and the desolate places beyond, is a story filled with multifold perspectives and endless contemplations. Jay Bennett, Smithsonian, 20 July 2019 If medical researchers like the ASU team can continue to make progress developing a microbiome treatment for ASD, many more kids could benefit from the multifold value of a healthy gut. Bob Roehr, Smithsonian, 14 June 2019

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Word History

First Known Use

1806, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of multifold was in 1806

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Cite this Entry

“Multifold.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Nov. 2022.

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