Multiple is defined as being or having more than one.
An example of multiple used as an adjective is the phrase "multiple flavors of ice cream" which means a number of different flavors.
The definition of a multiple is a number that can be evenly divided by another number.
An example of a multiple is 24 to 12.
Having, relating to, or consisting of more than one individual, element, part, or other component; manifold.
A number that may be divided by another number with no remainder.
4, 6, and 12 are multiples of 2.
Having or consisting of many parts, elements, etc.; more than one or once; manifold or complex.
Shared by or involving many.
Many or very many; numerous.
Designating or of a circuit having two or more conductors connected in parallel.
A group of terminals so arranged that connection with the circuit can be made at any of a number of points.
A number which is a product of some specified number and another number.
10 is a multiple of 5
A number that may be divided by another number with no remainder. For example, 4, 10, and 32 are multiples of 2.
(finance) Price-earnings ratio.
Origin of multiple
French from Old French from Late Latin multiplum a multiple Latin multi- multi- Latin -plus -fold pel-2 in Indo-European roots