Definition of Multifarious

1. Adjective. Having many aspects. "A miscellaneous crowd"

Exact synonyms: Many-sided, Miscellaneous, Multifaceted
Similar to: Varied
Derivative terms: Multifariousness



Definition of Multifarious

1. a. Having multiplicity; having great diversity or variety; of various kinds; diversified; made up of many differing parts; manifold.

Definition of Multifarious

1. Adjective. Having multiplicity; having great diversity or variety; of various kinds; diversified; made up of many differing parts; manifold. ¹

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Definition of Multifarious

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Multifarious

1. 1. Having multiplicity; having great diversity or variety; of various kinds; diversified; made up of many differing parts; manifold. "There is a multifarious artifice in the structure of the meanest animal." (Dr. H. More) 2. Having parts, as leaves, arranged in many vertical rows. Origin: L. Multifarius; multus much, many. Cf. Bifarious. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Multifarious

multifaceted
multifacetedly
multifacetedness
multifaction
multifactional
multifactor
multifactoral
multifactored
multifactorial
multifactorial inheritance
multifactorial or multigenic disorders
multifaith
multifamilies
multifamily
multifare
multifarious (current term)
multifariously
multifariousness
multifariousnesses
multifarity
multifarm
multifeatured
multifermionic
multiferous
multiferroic
multiferroicity
multiferroics
multifibre
multifid

Literary usage of Multifarious

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1. Rose's Notes on the United States Supreme Court Reports (2 Dallas to 241 by Walter Malins Rose, Charles Lawrence Thompson, United States Supreme Court (1917)
"447, 43 NW 887, dissenting bill multifarious asking for an accounting by one ... 210, 211, holding complaint in infringement suit was not multifarious by ..."

2. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1912)
"The bill is not multifarious. When the mai- ters are homogeneous in their character, the introduction of them in the same bill will not be multifarious. ..."

3. Federal Equity Practice: A Treatise on the Pleadings Used and Practice by Thomas Atkins Street (1909)
"A bifl is not necessarily rendered multifarious by reason of the fact that there may be united in it several causes of action. If all the different causes ..."

4. Principles of Political Economy with Some of Their Applications to Social by John Stuart Mill (1848)
"In attempting to enumerate the necessary functions of government, we find them to be considerably more multifarious than most people are at first aware of, ..."

5. A Treatise on the Principles of Pleading in Civil Actions: Comprising a by Henry John Stephen, Franklin Fiske Heard (1867)
"No matters, however multifarious, will operate to make a pleading double, that together constitute but one connected proposition or entire point. ..."

6. Rose's Notes on the United States Supreme Court Reports (2 Dallas to 241 by Walter Malins Rose, Charles Lawrence Thompson, United States Supreme Court (1917)
"447, 43 NW 887, dissenting bill multifarious asking for an accounting by one ... 210, 211, holding complaint in infringement suit was not multifarious by ..."

7. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1912)
"The bill is not multifarious. When the mai- ters are homogeneous in their character, the introduction of them in the same bill will not be multifarious. ..."

8. Federal Equity Practice: A Treatise on the Pleadings Used and Practice by Thomas Atkins Street (1909)
"A bifl is not necessarily rendered multifarious by reason of the fact that there may be united in it several causes of action. If all the different causes ..."

9. Principles of Political Economy with Some of Their Applications to Social by John Stuart Mill (1848)
"In attempting to enumerate the necessary functions of government, we find them to be considerably more multifarious than most people are at first aware of, ..."

10. A Treatise on the Principles of Pleading in Civil Actions: Comprising a by Henry John Stephen, Franklin Fiske Heard (1867)
"No matters, however multifarious, will operate to make a pleading double, that together constitute but one connected proposition or entire point. ..."

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