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Verb: multiply 'múl-ti,plI - (arithmetic) combine by multiplication
"multiply 10 by 15"
- Combine or increase several or many times
"He managed to multiply his profits"; - manifold
- Make multiple copies of
"multiply a letter"; - manifold
- Have young (animals) or reproduce (organisms)
"pandas rarely multiply in captivity"; - breed
- (biology) have offspring or produce more individuals of a given animal or plant
- reproduce, procreate
Derived forms: multiplied, multiplies, multiplying Type of: calculate, cipher, compute, copy, create, cypher, figure [N. Amer], increase, make, reckon, recreate, re-create, work out Encyclopedia: Multiply |
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