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: increase, grow, become more numerous, accumulate, proliferate,mount up, mushroom, snowball
“their difficulties seem to be multiplying”
(of an animal or other organism) increase in number by reproducing.
synonyms: breed, reproduce, procreate
“the rabbits have multiplied”