multifold

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

Definition of multifold

Keep scrolling for more

Synonyms & Antonyms for multifold

Synonyms

beaucoup [slang], legion, many, multiple, multiplex, multitudinous, numerous

Antonyms

few

Visit the Thesaurus for More 

Examples of multifold in a Sentence

the advantages of the new accounting system are multifold

Recent Examples on the Web

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, "Apollo 11 Astronaut Michael Collins on the Past and Future of Space Exploration," 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, "How the Gut Microbiome Could Provide a New Tool to Treat Autism," 14 June 2019

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'multifold.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

First Known Use of multifold

1806, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about multifold

Statistics for multifold

Last Updated

31 Aug 2019

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for multifold

The first known use of multifold was in 1806

See more words from the same year

More from Merriam-Webster on multifold

Rhyming Dictionary: Words that rhyme with multifold

Thesaurus: All synonyms and antonyms for multifold

Comments on multifold

What made you want to look up multifold? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

concealment of treason or felony

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

The Exceptions Quiz III

  • one green toy robot amidst many red toy robots
  • Which of these words does not mean "nonsense"?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!