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1. multiply

verb. ['ˈmʌltəˌplaɪ'] combine by multiplication.

Synonyms

  • reckon
  • raise
  • compute
  • calculate
  • work out
  • square
  • figure
  • cube
  • cipher

Antonyms

  • unsettled
  • unready
  • disarranged
  • soft

Etymology

  • -ly (English)
  • -lice (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • multiple (English)
  • multiple (French)
  • multiplier (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • multiplico (Latin)

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Rhymes with Multiply

  • alkali
  • alveoli
  • botfly
  • butterfly
  • dalai
  • eagleye
  • firefly
  • gadfly
  • hoverfly
  • lorelei
  • maglaj
  • maglaj
  • nicolae
  • nikolai
  • seelye
  • shoofly
  • walleye

How do you spell multiply? Is it mutiply ?

A common misspelling of multiply is mutiply

Sentences with multiply


1. Noun, singular or mass
You then calculate the probability of failure and multiply it by the outcome associated with failure.

2. Adverb
In this example, multiply 0.2 by 100 to find the company's effective tax rate of 20 percent.

3. Verb, base form
The trees do not have to be planted from seed to multiply, however.

4. Coordinating conjunction
Add 2 inches to the height measurement; multiply the width measurement by 2 and then add 1 inch.

Quotes about multiply


1. If your goal is to make money, becoming an entrepreneur is a sucker's bet. Sure, some entrepreneurs make a lot of money, but if you calculate the amount of stress-inducing work and time it takes and multiply that by the low likelihood of success and eventual payoff, it is not a great way to get rich.
- Eric Ries

2. Success means your options multiply. Size increases complexity, and complexity can confuse vision.
- Andy Stanley

3. Men and women who turn their lives over to God will discover that He can make a lot more out of their lives than they can. He can deepen their joys, expand their vision, quicken their minds, strengthen their muscles, lift their spirits, multiply their blessings, increase their opportunities, comfort their soals, and pour out peace.
- Ezra Taft Benson

2. multiply

verb. ['ˈmʌltəˌplaɪ'] combine or increase by multiplication.

Synonyms

  • manifold
  • quintuple
  • double
  • treble
  • duplicate
  • increase
  • proliferate
  • quadruple

Antonyms

  • summerize
  • ascend
  • rise
  • moving

Etymology

  • -ly (English)
  • -lice (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • multiple (English)
  • multiple (French)
  • multiplier (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • multiplico (Latin)

3. multiply

verb. ['ˈmʌltəˌplaɪ'] have young (animals) or reproduce (organisms).

Synonyms

  • procreate
  • reproduce
  • breed

Antonyms

  • desynchronize
  • blur
  • desynchronise
  • winterize

Etymology

  • -ly (English)
  • -lice (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • multiple (English)
  • multiple (French)
  • multiplier (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • multiplico (Latin)

4. multiply

verb. ['ˈmʌltəˌplaɪ'] have offspring or produce more individuals of a given animal or plant.

Synonyms

  • brood
  • reproduce
  • procreate
  • cover
  • make
  • breed
  • incubate
  • fructify
  • hatch
  • create
  • propagate

Antonyms

  • deglycerolize
  • pressurize
  • depressurise
  • pressurise

Etymology

  • -ly (English)
  • -lice (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • multiple (English)
  • multiple (French)
  • multiplier (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • multiplico (Latin)
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