multiplicative
mul·ti·pli·ca·tive tending to multiply or capable of multiplying
Origin of multiplicative
Late Latin multiplicativus from Classical Latin multiplicatus, past participle : see multiplymultiplicative
adjective
- Tending to multiply or capable of multiplying or increasing.
- Having to do with multiplication.
Related Forms:
- mul′ti·pli′ca·tive·ly
adverb
multiplicative
Adjective
(not comparable)
- Of or pertaining to multiplication.
- (mathematics, of a function, etc.) Distributive over multiplication.
- Matrix determinants are multiplicative; if and are square matrices of the same size, then .
- (algebra) Having multiplication as an operator.
Noun
(countable and uncountable, plural multiplicatives)
- (grammar) A grammatical adverbial case in Finnish.