multiplied

[ muhl-tuh-plahy ]SEE DEFINITION OF multiplied
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The influences of religion have been multiplied and strengthened.

Since that period a population of four millions has multiplied to twelve.

And talking they had multiplied and ramified all over the town.

His cabin is multiplied into a hamlet, and his hermit life is gone.

The diameter is then multiplied by 3.1416 to obtain the circumference.

He says that the square root of 3,630, multiplied by 2, equals the length plus the breadth.

Of course, on this supposition, the percentages must all be multiplied together.

Engraving on copper, invented in 1406, multiplied and diffused them.

Multiplied as his voice was by the speakers, she should hear him within a mile.

One they spelled with and multiplied with and said the capitals with every day!

WORD ORIGIN

mid-12c., multeplier, "to cause to become many," from Old French multiplier, mouteplier (12c.) "increase, get bigger; flourish; breed; extend, enrich," from Latin multiplicare "to increase," from multiplex (genitive multiplicis) "having many folds, many times as great in number," from comb. form of multus (see multi-) + -plex "-fold," from PIE *plek- "to plait" (see ply (v.1.)). Mathematical sense is attested from late 14c. Related: Multiplied; multiplying.

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