## multiplying

Variant of multiply

transitive verb

multiplied, multiplying- to cause to increase in number, amount, extent, or degree
- Math. to find the product of by multiplication

Origin of multiply

Middle English*multiplien*; from Old French

*multiplier*; from Classical Latin

*multiplicare*; from

*multiplex,*multiple

intransitive verb

- to increase in number, amount, extent, or degree; specif., to increase by procreation
- Math. to perform multiplication