verb (used with object), mul·ti·plied, mul·ti·ply·ing.
verb (used without object), mul·ti·plied, mul·ti·ply·ing.
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OTHER WORDS FROM multiplyself-mul·ti·plied, adjectiveself-mul·ti·ply·ing, adjectiveun·mul·ti·plied, adjectiveun·mul·ti·ply·ing, adjective
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You might have heard that to get a dog’s “biological” age, just multiply its age in years by seven.To figure out your dog’s ‘real’ age, you’ll need a calculator|Bethany Brookshire|August 12, 2020|Science News For Students
When given food, even the most ancient microbes revived themselves and multiplied, researchers report July 28 in Nature Communications.These ancient seafloor microbes woke up after over 100 million years|Carolyn Gramling|July 28, 2020|Science News
Divide this number by the total number of people asked and multiply it by 100 to get a percentage score.Seven brand health metrics and how to measure them|Aleh Barysevich|July 24, 2020|Search Engine Watch
For pensions to work, money paid by governments and employees is invested, and the stock market multiplies the dollars to pay for pension checks guaranteed to workers in retirement.Here’s Where Local Pensions Funds Stand After Losing Billions to the Pandemic|Ashly McGlone|July 24, 2020|Voice of San Diego
As humans clear swaths of forest for agriculture or roads, forest edges multiply, increasing spillover risk from once-isolated wildlife to humans and livestock.To prevent the next pandemic, we might need to cut down fewer trees|Jonathan Lambert|July 23, 2020|Science News
Idiocies multiply in direct proportion to the accumulating legal rigidities.
A flamboyant, multi-titled, multiply married royal to remember, the Duchess of Alba died Thursday at the age of 88.
Multiply that number by 365 and you get more than 30,000 families who suffer from gun violence over the course of a year.
As the assemblies multiply and spread, the disparity between communities has thrown up a series of issues.
And you, be ye fruitful, and multiply; bring forth abundantly in the earth, and multiply therein.The Story of Noah's Ark From the Bible’s Book of Genesis|The Daily Beast|March 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And thou didst multiply riddles in parables: thy name went abroad to the islands far off, and thou wast beloved in thy peace.
And I will save you from all your uncleannesses: and I will call for corn, and will multiply it, and will lay no famine upon you.
It would be easy to multiply individual cases supporting the same general principles.A Statistical Inquiry Into the Nature and Treatment of Epilepsy|Alexander Hughes Bennett
It was still summer, and the gnats had begun to multiply to a prodigious and alarming extent.My Ten Years' Imprisonment|Silvio Pellico
Dey wanted to sell him an buy a 'oman so dey could have a lot of slave chilluns cause de 'oman could multiply.