*multiplicacioun,*from Anglo-French

*multiplicacion,*from Latin

*multiplication-, multiplicatio,*from

*multiplicare*to multiply

First Known Use: 14th century

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mathematics : the process of adding a number to itself a certain number of times : the act or process of multiplying numbers

: an increase in the number or amount of something

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Middle English *multiplicacioun,* from Anglo-French *multiplicacion,* from Latin *multiplication-, multiplicatio,* from *multiplicare* to multiply

First Known Use: 14th century

- Synonyms
- accumulating, accumulation, addition, increase, mushrooming, proliferation

- Antonyms
- decrease

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