Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adv. In many different ways; variously.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In many different ways; multifariously; variously.

Etymologies

many +‎ -wise? (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The Golden Knight was slower and more staid, but in manywise he showed his war-deftness, riding after

    The Water of the Wondrous Isles

  • The Golden Knight was slower and more staid, but in manywise he showed his war-deftness, riding after Hugh as if he would fall on him, and staying his way just as it became perilous; and he cried, Baudoin, Baudoin, for Gold-sleeves!

    The Water of the Wondrous Isles

  • 1 It is little which thou sufferest in comparison with those who have suffered so many things, have been so strongly tempted, so grievously troubled, so manywise proved and tried.

    XIX. Book III: On Inward Consolation. Of bearing Injuries, and who shall be approved as truly Patient

  • "Well, my lad," quoth the warrior smiling, for now after his talk with the goodman he was in better humour, "when thou growest older thou wilt find that saw of thine belied manywise, and that many there be who are not loth to be thralls.

    The Sundering Flood

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