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multiply1

mul·ti·ply1

multiply1

 
 
pronunciation:
muhl tih plaI
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: multiplied, multiplies, multiplying
definition 1: to increase the number, degree, or quantity of.
synonyms:
augment, increase
similar words:
boost, double, enlarge, expand, hike, jack up, raise, triple
definition 2: to find the product of (two numbers) by the arithmetic process of multiplication.
antonyms:
divide
similar words:
calculate, cipher, compute
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition 1: to become increased in number, degree, or quantity.
synonyms:
accumulate, augment, grow, increase, mount, rise
similar words:
accrue, appreciate, enlarge, proliferate, snowball, wax
definition 2: to procreate.
synonyms:
breed, increase, procreate, proliferate, propagate, reproduce
similar words:
spawn
definition 3: to perform arithmetic multiplication.
antonyms:
divide
similar words:
calculate, cipher, compute, reckon
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Word Parts
The word multiply contains the following part:
multi- Latin prefix that means many
synonyms:
poly