Definition of multitude
1 : the state of being many … the mind falters, confused by the multitude and yet the harmony of the detail … — Theodore Dreiser
2 : a great number : host a multitude of choices a multitude of complaints
3 : a great number of people A multitude gathered to hear the governor's speech.
Examples of multitude in a Sentence
a candidate trying to appeal to the multitude
awed by the multitude of stars in the night sky
Recent Examples of multitude from the Web
In the city, of course, the multitudes will be flocking to the Navy Pier fireworks display (10:15 p.m. Saturday, 9:30 p.m. Tuesday, Navy Pier, 600 E. Grand Ave.; www.navypier.com).
The waters off North Carolina's coast are known as the Graveyard of the Atlantic due to the multitude of shipwrecks caused by the treacherous current that drives ships into a 12-mile long sandbar.
Bradley Cooper, that incredibly attractive man with a multitude of talents, performed at Glastonbury music festival in England on Friday.
Facing a revenue shortfall, the county school board slashed more than $50 million from its spending plan last month, forcing cuts that will be felt in a multitude of ways across the 188,000-student district.
Today, that abridgment is just as loud the brass bands, drumlines, and multitudes of majorettes marching down Martin Luther King and Malcolm X boulevards on Juneteenth.
Dozens of visitors to the Community Room enjoyed a multitude of tunes played by Eve Bottando on the accordion and Jordy Blittz Novak on the guitar, a.k.a.
In the outdoor section, which is filled with vegetable sheds, vendors shout their prices in a multitude of accents.
What also remains uncertain is how the Cavaliers will fix the multitude of problems that ailed them in Game 1.
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MULTITUDE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of multitude for English Language Learners
: a great number of things or people
the multitude : ordinary or common people as a group
MULTITUDE Defined for Kids
Definition of multitude for Students
: a great number of people or things a multitude of choices
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