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

Examples of multifold in a Sentence

the advantages of the new accounting system are multifold
Recent Examples on the Web The problems that contribute to expensive care are multifold and can be understood by taking a close look at how the market is funded, according to Jocelyn Frye, the president of the National Partnership for Women & Families, a nonprofit that works to improve lives. Sunny Nagpaul, Fortune, 16 May 2024 Anderson, the agricultural economics professor, told CNN the effect on cattle ranchers will be multifold. Camila Bernal, CNN, 4 Mar. 2024 The health benefits of using natural testosterone boosters are often multifold, as many of the supplements provide a range of benefits besides boosting testosterone production. Amber Smith, Discover Magazine, 6 Oct. 2023 Conventional wisdom on Wall Street says that higher oil prices jack up input costs for companies and force consumers to spend more on gas for their cars and to heat their homes, cutting into corporate bottom lines and consumer spending — and thus creating a potential multifold drag on stocks. Krystal Hur, CNN, 29 Sep. 2023 The importance of regular check-ins with employees rises multifold after a layoff. Kiran Mann, Forbes, 3 May 2023 The choices here are multifold, starting with Sunday’s concurrent performances by Diana Ross (at The Shell) and Janet Jackson (at North Island Credit Union Amphitheatre). George Varga, San Diego Union-Tribune, 9 June 2023 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

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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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“Multifold.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 May. 2024.

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