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Word of the Day

mul·ti·ply1

ˈməltəˌplī/

verb

  1. obtain from (a number) another that contains the first number a specified number of times.

    “I asked you to multiply fourteen by nineteen”

    • increase or cause to increase greatly in number or quantity.

      “ever since I became a landlord my troubles have multiplied tenfold”

      synonyms: increasegrowbecome more numerous, accumulateproliferate,mount up, mushroomsnowball

      “their difficulties seem to be multiplying”

    • (of an animal or other organism) increase in number by reproducing.

      synonyms: breedreproduceprocreate

      “the rabbits have multiplied”

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