from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Having many sides.
  • adjective Having many aspects, talents, or interests.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Having many sides; hence, figuratively, having many aspects, qualities, or capabilities; of diversified range or scope; not narrowly limited.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Having many sides; -- said of figures. Hence, presenting many questions or subjects for consideration.
  • adjective Interested in, and having an aptitude for, many unlike pursuits or objects of attention; versatile.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Having many sides; polygonal
  • adjective Having many aspects

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective full of variety or interest
  • adjective having many parts or sides
  • adjective having many aspects


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