Definition of Multiplicity

1. Noun. The property of being multiple.

Generic synonyms: Magnitude
Derivative terms: Multiple



2. Noun. A large number.
Exact synonyms: Numerosity, Numerousness
Generic synonyms: Figure, Number
Specialized synonyms: Multitudinousness
Attributes: Many, Few
Derivative terms: Numerous, Numerous

Definition of Multiplicity

1. n. The quality of being multiple, manifold, or various; a state of being many; a multitude; as, a multiplicity of thoughts or objects.

Definition of Multiplicity

1. Noun. the state of being made of multiple diverse elements ¹

2. Noun. (mathematics) the number of values for which a given condition holds ¹

3. Noun. a large indeterminate number ¹

4. Noun. (software engineering UML) The number of instances that can occur on a given end of a relationship, including 0..1, 1, 0..* or *, and 1..*. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Multiplicity

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Multiplicity

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Literary usage of Multiplicity

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Cambridge Modern History by John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton Acton, Adolphus William Ward, Ernest Alfred Benians, George Walter Prothero, Stanley Mordaunt Leathes (1907)
"The multiplicity and confusion of tribunals corresponded to a multiplicity and ... The mischief of such a multiplicity and confusion of laws had been ..."

2. The Law of Unfair Competition and Trademarks: With Chapters on Good-will by Harry Dwight Nims (1917)
"Interference by Bringing a multiplicity of Suits.— The bringing of a multiplicity of suits, started not in good faith but for the purpose of deterring the ..."

3. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1886)
"It must appear that the enforcement of the tax would lead to a multiplicity of suits, or produce irreparable injury, or,where the property is real estate, ..."

4. A Treatise on Equity Jurisprudence: As Administered in the United States of by John Norton Pomeroy (1905)
"Same: multiplicity of Suits.—The avoidance of a multiplicity of suits as a ground for equitable jurisdiction in tax cases has been so fully discussed ..."

5. Monographic Medicine by William Robie Patten Emerson, Guido Guerrini, William Brown, Wendell Christopher Phillips, John Whitridge Williams, John Appleton Swett, Hans Günther, Mario Mariotti, Hugh Grant Rowell (1916)
"Rapidity of Growth, multiplicity and Anatomical Effects of Tumors Rapidity of Growth.—Some tumors grow very slowly, ..."

6. The Cambridge Modern History by John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton Acton, Adolphus William Ward, Ernest Alfred Benians, George Walter Prothero, Stanley Mordaunt Leathes (1907)
"The multiplicity and confusion of tribunals corresponded to a multiplicity and ... The mischief of such a multiplicity and confusion of laws had been ..."

7. The Law of Unfair Competition and Trademarks: With Chapters on Good-will by Harry Dwight Nims (1917)
"Interference by Bringing a multiplicity of Suits.— The bringing of a multiplicity of suits, started not in good faith but for the purpose of deterring the ..."

8. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1886)
"It must appear that the enforcement of the tax would lead to a multiplicity of suits, or produce irreparable injury, or,where the property is real estate, ..."

9. A Treatise on Equity Jurisprudence: As Administered in the United States of by John Norton Pomeroy (1905)
"Same: multiplicity of Suits.—The avoidance of a multiplicity of suits as a ground for equitable jurisdiction in tax cases has been so fully discussed ..."

10. Monographic Medicine by William Robie Patten Emerson, Guido Guerrini, William Brown, Wendell Christopher Phillips, John Whitridge Williams, John Appleton Swett, Hans Günther, Mario Mariotti, Hugh Grant Rowell (1916)
"Rapidity of Growth, multiplicity and Anatomical Effects of Tumors Rapidity of Growth.—Some tumors grow very slowly, ..."

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