English adjective: manifold
|1.||manifold many and varied; having many features or forms|
Our manifold failings.
The multiplex opportunities in high technology.
English noun: manifold
|1.||manifold (artifact) a pipe that has several lateral outlets to or from other pipes|
|Broader (hypernym)||pipage, pipe, piping|
|Narrower (hyponym)||exhaust manifold, inlet manifold, intake manifold|
|2.||manifold (substance) a lightweight paper used with carbon paper to make multiple copies|
|Samples||An original and two manifolds.|
|3.||manifold (group) a set of points such as those of a closed surface or an analogue in three or more dimensions|
|Broader (hypernym)||mathematical space, topological space|
English verb: manifold
|1.||manifold (change) make multiple copies of|
|Samples||Multiply a letter.|
|Pattern of use||Somebody ----s something|
|Broader (hypernym)||copy, re-create|
|2.||manifold (change) combine or increase by multiplication|
|Samples||He managed to multiply his profits.|
|Pattern of use||Something ----s.|
Somebody ----s something.
Something ----s something
|Narrower (hyponym)||double, duplicate, proliferate, quadruple, quintuple, treble, triple|