from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Having many sides.
- adj. Having many aspects, talents, or interests. See Synonyms at versatile.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Having many sides; polygonal
- adj. Having many aspects
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Having many sides; -- said of figures. Hence, presenting many questions or subjects for consideration.
- adj. Interested in, and having an aptitude for, many unlike pursuits or objects of attention; versatile.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having many sides; hence, figuratively, having many aspects, qualities, or capabilities; of diversified range or scope; not narrowly limited.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. full of variety or interest
- adj. having many parts or sides
- adj. having many aspects
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A many-sided tale of faith and betrayal, drama and intrigue, set in the world of old Edo.
Her prickly self-scrutiny is as many-sided and full of conflict as the country she both defends and criticizes.
At that point it became suddenly evident that the Novel as such was capable of being regarded as a means of profoundly serious and many-sided discussion and therefore a meduim of profoundly serious investigation into the human case.
Each performance is different, and each, in its different way, yields ultimately to the many-sided power of the score.
She was so many-sided, so many-mooded — “protean-mooded” I called her.
It becomes the whole life of the woman, while to the man it is rather an episode, rather a mere side to his many-sided life.
In the end we must accept them for what they are: complex and many-sided, ornamented with clues and theories, yet ultimately unknowable like life itself.
And here again we come to another side of many-sided John
I imagine that the thought of suicide was something Kim had held up to the light like a many-sided crystal, thought about, toyed with in moments for years.
Indeed, despite its brevity, 'Nine Lives' resembles a vast Victorian novel in its many-sided evocation of an entire world -- worlds, actually, because the New Orleans that Baum lovingly conjures belongs to people rooted in neighborhoods with strong traditions, each one a universe in itself.
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