# multiplicand

mul·ti·pli·candMath. the number that is, or is to be, multiplied by another (the

*multiplier*)Origin of multiplicand

Classical Latin*multiplicandus,*to be multiplied, gerund, gerundive of

*multiplicare,*multiply

## multiplicand

noun

The number that is or is to be multiplied by another. In 8 × 32, the multiplicand is 32.

Origin of multiplicand

Latin*multiplicandum*

*neuter gerundive of*

*multiplicāre*

*to multiply*; see

**multiply**

^{1}.

## multiplicand

Noun

(*plural* multiplicands)

- (arithmetic) A number that is to be multiplied by another (the multiplier).
*In the expression*5 Ã— 7,*the "7" is a multiplicand.*