Adjective "Multiplied" definition and examples

(Multiplied may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/ˈmʌltɪpli/

Definitions and examples

verb

Obtain from (a number) another which contains the first number a specified number of times.
  1. no object 'we all know how to multiply by ten'
  2. 'One of them is the canonical method: we multiply the numbers mentioned that divide the number sought by each other; we add one to the product; this is the number sought.'
  3. 'The number of initial ovules (number of ovules at anthesis) from the fruits was estimated by multiplying the number of carpels by two, because each carpel always has two ovules.'
  4. 'The way most people learn to multiply large numbers looks something like this.'
  5. 'The ratio is multiplied then by 100 to convert to percent.'
  6. 'My head tells me that I am teaching an inaccurate mathematical concept when I tell children that the quick way to multiply a whole number by 10 is to add a zero to the right-hand end.'
  7. 'As the above table of calculations demonstrates, the more digits we use of the decimal expansion of 2, the more nines we get after the decimal point when we multiply the number by itself.'
  8. 'He made a mechanical device, Gunter's scale, to multiply numbers based on the logs using a single scale and a pair of dividers.'
  9. 'The objects in the two piles are counted, the two numbers are multiplied and the result is stored somewhere.'
  10. 'If you multiplied this number out, you would have a number 1,791,864 digits long.'
  11. 'It is very easy to multiply two numbers and get a result, but it is hard to take a result and get back the two numbers.'
Increase or cause to increase greatly in number or quantity.
  1. with object 'cigarette smoking combines with other factors to multiply the risks of atherosclerosis'
  2. 'Few institutions were closed, however, as a program of increasing classification of prisoners multiplied the accommodation required.'
  3. 'There is no question that the dead trees greatly multiplied the speed and intensity of the San Bernardino fires.'
  4. 'With optical component prices being cut in half every nine months, it is becoming increasingly affordable to light hundreds of fibers in each bundle, which greatly multiplies available bandwidth.'
  5. 'He said that slower rate of growth and rapid increase of population has multiplied the woes of Northeast and halted its economic development.'
  6. 'As this bravest and most honest of golfers made his way up the last fairway on the final day, he was greeted by applause that, had it been multiplied ten-fold, might have qualified as lukewarm.'
  7. 'An index dominated by frothy sunrise industries multiplies the risk of investing for us all.'
  8. 'If a second engine is lost, the airplane will still fly, but the problem of increased fuel burn is multiplied.'
  9. 'It also greatly multiplies prospects for broad adoption, which is one of the most meaningful, quantifiable measures of success.'
  10. 'Chronic dioxin exposure is believed to multiply the risk of several cancers, increase the chance of immune system disorders, and to cause liver damage.'
  11. 'Psychological distress, for example, multiplies the risk of stroke by 1.5 times.'
  12. 'The goats multiply by themselves - the project runs along the lines that when your goat has a kid, you give it to your neighbour.'
  13. 'During the same period fallow deer numbers multiplied from a dozen or so to over 250.'
  14. 'Bacteria and some viruses multiply and mutate rapidly, and can evolve much more quickly than we can develop new drugs to fight them.'
  15. 'In fact, if the individual continues to take the drug, the resistant virus will only multiply faster.'
  16. 'Coccolithophores are single-celled organisms which multiply rapidly near the surface, shedding tiny calcium-rich scales.'
  17. 'When cooked rice is left in less than ideal conditions for four or five hours or overnight, spores are released and the bacteria multiply dangerously.'
  18. 'If they choose the latter course, their stock of sheep will multiply (because of natural reproduction).'
  19. 'In one year, two rats can produce as many as one thousand offspring and in eight months a group of twenty mice can multiply to two thousand.'
  20. 'All of these produce toxins as the bacteria multiply in the intestines after the food has been eaten.'
  21. 'As the cats multiplied, the rats and mice were eradicated and this led to a problem of cat over-population.'
  22. 'researchers multiply these varieties to provide new plants for the farmers'
  23. 'The crop is normally multiplied by the use of tubers (seed potatoes) but the use of the true potato seed is becoming important.'
  24. 'Somatic embryos matured in this way showed a 39% conversion rate to plantlets, which were then multiplied by micro-propagation.'
  25. 'The harvested seeds from the selected plant were multiplied for subsequent yield trials conducted for three seasons and then distributed as a new cultivar.'

adverb

In several different ways or respects.
  1. 'However, the use of drug combinations is designed to limit the emergence of multiply drug resistant variants and may suppress plasma viraemia more effectively.'
  2. 'Small testes and large accessory glands characterize species with singly mated queens, whereas the opposite is found in species with multiply mated queens.'
  3. 'But after all that is said, the accounts given are not disproved by being multiply reported.'
  4. 'While theorists agree that prejudice is multiply determined, few agree about what those determinants are or how they should be measured.'
  5. 'In and of itself, mentoring is not likely to be an effective strategy for preventing crime, or for directly solving serious social problems which are multiply determined.'
  6. 'Therefore, these antimicrobial peptides might make an excellent weapon in the fight against multiply drug-resistant bacteria.'
  7. 'These phage do not block superinfection, and recombination mediated by host enzymes can occur in multiply infected hosts.'
  8. 'Of course, it is one thing for a building to be multiply religiously committed, quite another for one person to be.'
  9. 'Her uniquely historicized renderings of song and voice attest both to the multiply ethnic heritage and to the implicit reach of her art.'
  10. 'Proper assessment of multiply diagnosed individuals is crucial, not only initially but continuously throughout their treatment episode.'

More definitions

1. to make many or manifold; increase the number, quantity, etc., of.

2. Arithmetic. to find the product of by multiplication.

3. to breed (animals).

4. to propagate (plants).

5. to increase by procreation. verb (used without object), multiplied, multiplying.

6. to grow in number, quantity, etc.; increase.

7. Arithmetic. to perform the process of multiplication.

8. to increase in number by procreation or natural generation.

More examples(as adjective)

"rises can be multiplied."

"processes can be multiplied."

"times can be multiplied."

"players can be multiplied."

"manyfolds can be multiplied."

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Origin

(multiply)Middle English: from Old French multiplier, from Latin multiplicare.