Meaning of MULTIPLY in English

MULTIPLY

vi to become greater in number; to become numerous.

2. multiply ·vi to increase amount of gold or silver by the arts of alchemy.

3. multiply ·vt to increase in number; to make more numerous; to add quantity to.

4. multiply ·vt to increase (the amount of gold or silver) by the arts of alchemy.

5. multiply ·vi to increase in extent and influence; to spread.

6. multiply ·vt to add (any given number or quantity) to itself a certain number of times; to find the product of by multiplication; thus 7 multiplied by 8 produces the number 56; to multiply two numbers. ·see the note under multiplication.

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