Multi meaning

multi, multə, multē, multī
Multi is defined as many or more than one.

An example of the multi- prefix is multicolored, something with many colors.

An example of the multi- prefix is multilingual, someone who speaks more than one language.

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Many; much; multiple.

Multicolored.

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More than two, or, sometimes, more than one.

Multilateral, multiparous.

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Many times over.

Multimillionaire.

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A prefix that means “many” or “much,” as in multicellular, having many cells.
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Resembling, pertaining to many or many things.
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Having, consisting of, or affecting many.

Multifold.

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Origin of multi

  • L < multus, much, many < IE base *mel-, strong, big > Gr mala, very

    From Webster's New World College Dictionary, 5th Edition

  • Middle English from Old French from Latin from multus much, many mel-2 in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin multi (multus)

    From Wiktionary