multiply

Pronunciation Verb

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Pronunciation Verb

**multiply** (multiplies, *present participle* multiplying; *past and past participle* multiplied)

- (
*transitive*) To increase the amount, degree or number of (something).- Impunity will
**multiply**motives to disobedience.

- Impunity will
**1843**,*Transactions of the Royal Entomological Society of London*- It would indeed be easy to
**multiply**modern authorities respecting locustal food; one more authority shall suffice, from which it will appear that the Arabs make a sort of locust bread.

- It would indeed be easy to

- (
*transitive, arithmetic, with by*) To perform multiplication on (a number).*when you***multiply**3 by 7, you get 21; he**multiplied**several numbers

- (
*intransitive*) To grow in number. - (
*intransitive*) To breed or propagate. - (
*intransitive, arithmetic*) To perform multiplication.*He had been***multiplying**, but it occurred to him he needed to resolve the exponents, first.

- (
*transitive, rare*) To be a factor in a multiplication with (another factor).**1983**, Graham Flegg,*Numbers*, 2002 Dover edition, ISBN 0486421651, page 154 :- This follows a similar process, counters having to be removed and replaced at each stage of the remaining part of the calculation except the final one, where 2
**multiplies**3 to give 6.

- This follows a similar process, counters having to be removed and replaced at each stage of the remaining part of the calculation except the final one, where 2
**1993**, Edward T. Dowling,*Schaum's Outline of Theory and Problems of Mathematical Methods for Business and Economics*, ISBN 0070176744, page 14 :- Of all the possible combinations of factors above, only (2\cdot4)+(3\cdot5)=23. Carefully arranging the factors, therefore, to ensure that 2
**multiplies**4 and 3**multiplies**5, we have- 6x^2+23x+20=(2x+5)(3x+4)

- Of all the possible combinations of factors above, only (2\cdot4)+(3\cdot5)=23. Carefully arranging the factors, therefore, to ensure that 2

- Synonyms: manifold

- French: multiplier
- German: vermehren
- Russian: приумно́жить
- Spanish: multiplicar

- French: multiplier
- German: multiplizieren
- Italian: moltiplicare
- Portuguese: multiplicar
- Russian: умножа́ть
- Spanish: multiplicar

- French: multiplier
- Russian: приумножа́ться
- Spanish: multiplicar, multiplicar

- French: multiplier
- Russian: размножаться
- Spanish: multiplicar, multiplicar

- French: faire la multiplication
- Russian: умножа́ть
- Spanish: multiplicar

**multiply** (*plural* multiplies)

- (
*computer science*) An act or instance of multiplying.**1975**,*Byte*(issues 1-8, page 14)- The extended instruction set may double the speed again if a lot of
**multiplies**and divides are done.

- The extended instruction set may double the speed again if a lot of

**multiply** (*not comparable*)

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