Meaning of MULTIPLY in English

MULTIPLY

verb

ADVERB

▪ endlessly , indefinitely

▪ greatly

▪ exponentially , quickly , rapidly

microorganisms that ~ rapidly

▪ together

Multiply these two figures together.

PREPOSITION

▪ by

2 multiplied by 4 is 8.

2 multiplied by 4 makes 8. ( BrE )

Multiply is used with these nouns as the object: ↑ number

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