Definitions for multiplyˈmʌl təˌplaɪ
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
mul•ti•plyˈmʌl təˌplaɪ(v.)-plied, -ply•ing.
(v.t.)to make many or manifold; increase the number, quantity, etc., of.
to find the product of by multiplication.
to increase by procreation.
(v.i.)to grow in number, quantity, etc.; increase.
to perform the process of multiplication.
to increase in number by procreation or natural generation.
Origin of multiply:
1225–75; ME < OF < L multiplicāre. See multi -, ply2
mul•ti•plyˈmʌl tə pli(adv.)
in several or many ways.
Origin of multiply:
combine by multiplication
"multiply 10 by 15"
combine or increase by multiplication
"He managed to multiply his profits"
have young (animals) or reproduce (organisms)
"pandas rarely breed in captivity"; "These bacteria reproduce"
reproduce, procreate, multiply(adverb)
have offspring or produce more individuals of a given animal or plant
"The Bible tells people to procreate"
in several ways; in a multiple manner
"they were multiply checked for errors"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
multiply(verb)ˈmʌl tə pli
In 1000 years, the human race has multiplied 20 times.; small businesses multiplying in the area
multiplyˈmʌl tə pli
to add a number to itself a particular number of times
If you multiply two by four you get eight.; kids learning to multiply
to increase in number; to make more numerous; to add quantity to
to add (any given number or quantity) to itself a certain number of times; to find the product of by multiplication; thus 7 multiplied by 8 produces the number 56; to multiply two numbers. See the Note under Multiplication
to increase (the amount of gold or silver) by the arts of alchemy
to become greater in number; to become numerous
to increase in extent and influence; to spread
to increase amount of gold or silver by the arts of alchemy
Multiply is an album by Jamie Lidell on Warp Records. Unusually for Warp, which for many years released mainly electronic music, the album has much in common with soul and funk music.
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Written Corpus Frequency
Word rank popularity for 'multiply' among Written Corpus Frequency: #2972
Word rank popularity for 'multiply' among Verbs Frequency: #986
Translations for multiply
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
to add a number to itself a given number of times and find the total
4 + 4 + 4 or 4 multiplied by 3 or 4; 3 = 12.
- maal, vermenigvuldigAfrikaans
- يَضْرب عَدداً في آخرArabic
- multiplicarPortuguese (BR)
- ضرب کردنFarsi
- गुणा करनाHindi
- gange, multiplisereNorwegian
- ضرب کردنPersian
- ضرب کولPashto
- умножать, множитьRussian
- 乘Chinese (Trad.)
- ضرب دیناUrdu
- nhân lênVietnamese
- 乘Chinese (Simp.)
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