# Definitions and Synonyms of *multiplicative inverse* | Another word for *multiplicative inverse* | What is *multiplicative inverse? *

*Definition 1: (mathematics) one of a pair of numbers whose product is 1: the reciprocal of 2/3 is 3/2; the multiplicative inverse of 7 is 1/7 - [noun denoting linkdef]*

*Synonyms for multiplicative inverse in the sense of this definition*

*(**multiplicative inverse* is a kind of ...) something inverted in sequence or character or effect

*multiplicative inverse*is a kind of ...) something inverted in sequence or character or effect

*"when the direct approach failed he tried the inverse"*