Associations to the word «Multiply»


MULTIPLY, verb. (transitive) To increase the amount, degree or number of (something).
MULTIPLY, verb. (transitive) (arithmetic) To perform multiplication on (a number).
MULTIPLY, verb. (intransitive) To grow in number.
MULTIPLY, verb. (intransitive) To breed or propagate.
MULTIPLY, verb. (intransitive) (arithmetic) To perform multiplication.
MULTIPLY, verb. (transitive) (rare) To be a factor in a multiplication with (another factor).
MULTIPLY, noun. (computer science) An act or instance of multiplying.
MULTIPLY, adverb. In many or multiple ways.

Dictionary definition

MULTIPLY, verb. Combine by multiplication; "multiply 10 by 15".
MULTIPLY, verb. Combine or increase by multiplication; "He managed to multiply his profits".
MULTIPLY, verb. Have young (animals) or reproduce (organisms); "pandas rarely breed in captivity"; "These bacteria reproduce".
MULTIPLY, verb. Have offspring or produce more individuals of a given animal or plant; "The Bible tells people to procreate".
MULTIPLY, adverb. In several ways; in a multiple manner; "they were multiply checked for errors".

Wise words

Words - so innocent and powerless as they are, as standing in a dictionary, how potent for good and evil they become in the hands of one who knows how to combine them.
Nathaniel Hawthorne