, adjective: 1. many and various: of many different kinds The reasons for the crisis are manifold.
2. having many forms: having many parts, forms, or applications a manifold political systemhttp://encarta.msn.com/encnet/features/dictio...manyfold
, adverb: by many times: many times overhttp://encarta.msn.com/encnet/features/dictio...The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.manifold
, adjective: 1. Many and varied; of many kinds; multiple: our manifold failings
. 2. Having many features or forms: manifold intelligence
. 3. Being such for a variety of reasons: a manifold traitor
. 4. Consisting of or operating several devices of one kind at the same time. http://www.bartleby.com/61/10/M0081000.htmlmanyfold
, adverb: By many times: The state's population has increased manyfold.http://www.bartleby.com/61/41/M0094100.htmlThe Columbia Guide to Standard American English. 1993. manifold
(adj., n.), manyfold
The adjective manifold
means “of many parts, varieties, kinds,” as in Our group had manifold plans for money raising.
The noun has several technical meanings. Manyfold
means “many times,” as in We increased our original investment manyfold.
ist anderer Meinung, aber irgendwie auch nicht recht konsistent:1 manifold, adjective
1 a: marked by diversity or variety b: many 2: comprehending or uniting various features : multifarious 3: rightfully so-called for many reasons a manifold liar
4: consisting of or operating many of one kind combined a manifold bellpull2 manifold, adverb
: many times : a great deal will increase your blessings manifold http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/manifoldmanyfold, adverb
, Date: 14th century: by many times aid to research has increased manyfoldhttp://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/manyfold