multiplemultiple2 noun [countable] 1 HMNa number that contains a smaller number an exact number of timesmultiple of 20 is a multiple of 5.2 BBTSHOP/STORE British English technical a multiple storeExamples from the Corpus

multiple• They could bring in a multiple of that.• 20 is a multiple of 5.• And people will try to do multiple of these, yes.• I count the gulps and stop at an even multiple of four.• That had resulted in 150 companies being taken on by five multiples and a 30 percent increase in product listings.• An expert in the field of marketing, he has been successful in selling his produce to large multiples and wholesalers.• The Net is an emblem of multiples.