1

multiplicate

adjective mul·ti·pli·cate \ˈməltəplə̇ˌkāt\

Definition of multiplicate

  1. 1 :  consisting of many or of more than one :  multiple, multifold multiplicate forms

  2. 2 :  having many folds multiplicate shells

Love words? You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Join MWU now and get access to America’s largest dictionary, with:

  • 300,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

Origin and Etymology of multiplicate

Middle English, from Latin multiplicatus, past participle of multiplicare to multiply


2

multiplicate

noun mul·ti·pli·cate \"\

Definition of multiplicate

plural

-s

  1. :  the form or condition of being exactly reproduced in many copies have copies made in multiplicate

Love words? You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Join MWU now and get access to America’s largest dictionary, with:

  • 300,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up multiplicate? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ