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
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.
And you, be ye fruitful, and multiply; bring forth abundantly in the earth, and multiply therein.
And God blessed Noah and his sons, and said unto them, Be fruitful, and multiply, and replenish the earth.
As the search for Flight 370 continues, conspiracy theories are sure to multiply and evolve.The Craziest Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 Conspiracy Theories|Caitlin Dickson|March 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Patience is no virtue of mine, and so far from appearing disposed to amend them, you daily multiply your errors.Memoirs of the Dukes of Urbino, Volume I (of 3)|James Dennistoun
If you would grasp the whole, multiply the conflict on the knoll by ten thousand.The Last Shot|Frederick Palmer
From the Masovians, who are great people to multiply, and who increase like bees in a hive, are descended most of those colonists.Hania|Henryk Sienkiewicz
It is better not to multiply difficulties but to hold fast to the actual texts which we know were used in Christian worship.Christian Hymns of the First Three Centuries|Ruth Ellis Messenger
And inasmuch as he is faithful, I will multiply a multiplicity of blessings upon him.