[ muhl-tuh-plahy-uh-buh l ]
/ ˈmʌl təˌplaɪ ə bəl /


capable of being multiplied.

Nearby words

  1. multiplepoinding,
  2. multiplet,
  3. multiplex,
  4. multiplexer,
  5. multiplexing,
  6. multiplicable,
  7. multiplicand,
  8. multiplicate,
  9. multiplication,
  10. multiplication sign

Also mul·ti·plic·a·ble [muhl-tuh-plik-uh-buh l] /ˌmʌl təˈplɪk ə bəl/.

Origin of multipliable

First recorded in 1615–25; multiply1 + -able

Related formsun·mul·ti·pli·a·ble, adjectiveun·mul·ti·plic·a·ble, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for multiplicable

  • And finally, although it is true that nothing can be added to the perfect, why may not the perfect be multiplicable?

    Giordano Bruno|James Lewis McIntyre

Word Origin and History for multiplicable



late 15c., from Latin multiplicabilis "manifold," from multiplicare (see multiply). Alternative multipliable is recorded from 1620s.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper