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

*Definition 1: have young (animals) or reproduce (organisms) - [verb of body]*

*Samples where multiply or its synonyms are used according to this definition*

*pandas rarely breed in captivity*

*Synonyms for multiply in the sense of this definition*

*(**multiply* is a kind of ...) have offspring or produce more individuals of a given animal or plant

*multiply*is a kind of ...) have offspring or produce more individuals of a given animal or plant

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*"The Bible tells people to procreate"**"These bacteria reproduce"*### (... is a kind of *multiply* ) breed freely and abundantly

*Definition 2: have offspring or produce more individuals of a given animal or plant - [verb of body]*

*Samples where multiply or its synonyms are used according to this definition*

*The Bible tells people to procreate**These bacteria reproduce*

*Synonyms for multiply in the sense of this definition*

*(**multiply* is a kind of ...) make or cause to be or to become

*multiply*is a kind of ...) make or cause to be or to become

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*"make a mess in one's office"**"create a furor"*### (... is a kind of *multiply* ) multiply sexually or asexually

### (... is a kind of *multiply* ) bear fruit

*"the apple trees fructify"*### (... is a kind of *multiply* ) have young (animals) or reproduce (organisms)

*"pandas rarely breed in captivity"*### (... is a kind of *multiply* ) sit on (eggs)

*"Birds brood"**"The female covers the eggs"**(multiply* belongs to category ...) the science that studies living organisms

## Definition 3: combine or increase by multiplication - [verb of change]

### Samples where multiply or its synonyms are used according to this definition

*He managed to multiply his profits*

### Synonyms for multiply in the sense of this definition

### (*multiply* is a kind of ...) make bigger or more

*"The boss finally increased her salary"*

*"The university increased the number of students it admitted"*

### (... is a kind of *multiply* ) increase twofold

*"The population doubled within 50 years"*

### (... is a kind of *multiply* ) increase threefold

*"Triple your income!"*

### (... is a kind of *multiply* ) increase fourfold

*"His stock earning quadrupled"*

### (... is a kind of *multiply* ) increase fivefold

*"The population of China quintupled"*

### (... is a kind of *multiply* ) cause to grow or increase rapidly

*"We must not proliferate nuclear arms"*

## Definition 4: combine by multiplication - [verb of cognition]

### Samples where multiply or its synonyms are used according to this definition

*multiply 10 by 15*

### (*multiply* is a kind of ...) make a mathematical calculation or computation

### (... is a kind of *multiply* ) raise to the second power

### (... is a kind of *multiply* ) raise to the third power

### (... is a kind of *multiply* ) multiply (a number) by itself a specified number of times: 8 is 2 raised to the power 3

### (multiply belongs to category ...) the branch of pure mathematics dealing with the theory of numerical calculations

## Definition 5: in several ways; in a multiple manner - [adverb denoting all]

### Samples where multiply or its synonyms are used according to this definition

*they were multiply checked for errors*