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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

"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

"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

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