HyperDic: multiply

English > 5 senses of the word multiply:
VERBcognitionmultiplycombine by multiplication
changemultiply, manifoldcombine or increase / increase by multiplication
bodymultiply, breedhave young (animals) or reproduce (organisms)
bodymultiply, reproduce, procreatehave offspring or produce more individuals of a given animal or plant
ADVERBallmultiplyin several ways
multiply > pronunciation
Soundsmah'ltahplay.
Rhymesalkali ... walleye: 28 rhymes with lay...
English > multiply: 5 senses > adverb 1
MeaningIn several ways; in a multiple manner.
Example"they were multiply checked for errors"
Oppositesinglyone by one
Spanishmultiplemente
Adjectivesmultiplehaving or involving or consisting of more than one part or entity or individual
English > multiply: 5 senses > verb 1, cognition
Meaningcombine by multiplication.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"multiply 10 by 15"
CategoryarithmeticThe branch of pure mathematics dealing with the theory of numerical calculations
NarrowercubeRaise to the third power
raiseMultiply (a number) by itself a specified number of times
squareRaise to the second power
Broadercalculate, cipher, cypher, compute, work out, reckon, figuremake a mathematical calculation or computation
Oppositedivide, fractionPerform a division
Spanishmultiplicarse, multiplicar
Catalanmultiplicar-se, multiplicar
Adjectivesmultiplicativetending or having the power to multiply or increase / increase in number or quantity or degree
Nounsmultiplicationan arithmetic operation that is the inverse of division
multiplierthe number by which a multiplicand is multiplied
English > multiply: 5 senses > verb 2, change
Meaningcombine or increase / increase by multiplication.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s something; Something ----s something
ModelThey multiply their earnings this year; Their earnings multiply this year
Example"He managed to multiply his profits"
Synonymmanifold
Narrowerdouble, duplicateincrease / increase twofold
proliferateCause to grow or increase / increase rapidly
quadrupleincrease / increase fourfold
quintupleincrease / increase fivefold
triple, trebleincrease / increase threefold
Broaderincreasemake bigger or more
Spanishmultiplicarse, multiplicar
Catalanmultiplicar-se, multiplicar
Adjectivesmultiplicativetending or having the power to multiply or increase / increase in number or quantity or degree
Nounsmultiplicationan arithmetic operation that is the inverse of division
multiplicationa multiplicative increase / increase / increase / increase
English > multiply: 5 senses > verb 3, body
Meaninghave young (animals) or reproduce (organisms).
PatternSomething ----s
Synonymbreed
NarrowerpullulateBreed freely and abundantly
Broaderreproduce, procreate, multiplyhave offspring or produce more individuals of a given animal or plant
Spanishcriar, multiplicarse, multiplicar
Catalanaugmentar, criar, engendrar, multiplicar-se, multiplicar
Nounsmultiplicationthe act of producing offspring or multiplying by such production
English > multiply: 5 senses > verb 4, body
Meaninghave offspring or produce more individuals of a given animal or plant.
PatternSomebody ----s
Synonymsreproduce, procreate
Categorybiology, biological scienceThe science that studies living organisms
Narrowerbreed, multiplyhave young (animals) or reproduce (organisms)
brood, hatch, cover, incubateSit on (eggs)
fructify, setbear fruit
propagateMultiply sexually or asexually
Broadermake, createmake or cause to be or to become
Spanishmultiplicarse, multiplicar, procrear, proliferar, reproducirse, reproducir
Catalanmultiplicar, procrear, reproduir-se, reproduir
Nounsmultiplicationthe act of producing offspring or multiplying by such production

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