- a multiplying or being multiplied
- Math. the process of finding the number or quantity (
*product*) obtained by repeated additions of a specified number or quantity (*multiplicand*) a specified number of times (*multiplier*): symbolized in various ways (Ex.: 3 × 4 = 12 or 3 4 = 12, which means 3 + 3 + 3 + 3 = 12, to add the number three together four times)

Origin of multiplication

Middle English*multiplicacioun*from Old French

*multiplication*from Classical Latin

*multiplicatio*