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# Multiply vs. Octuple

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Multiplyverb

(transitive) To increase the amount, degree or number of (something).

eightfold

Multiplyverb

To perform multiplication on (a number).

‘when you multiply 3 by 7, you get 21;’; ‘he multiplied several numbers’;

Octuplenoun

An eightfold amount or number

Multiplyverb

(intransitive) To grow in number.

Octupleverb

To increase eightfold.

Multiplyverb

(intransitive) To breed or propagate.

Octupleverb

To increase or multiply something by eight.

Multiplyverb

To perform multiplication.

‘He had been multiplying, but it occurred to him he needed to resolve the exponents, first.’;

Eightfold.

Multiplyverb

To be a factor in a multiplication with (another factor).

having eight units or components

Multiplynoun

(computer science) An act or instance of multiplying.

In many or multiple ways.

Multiplyverb

To increase in number; to make more numerous; to add quantity to.

‘Impunity will multiply motives to disobedience.’;

Multiplyverb

To add (any given number or quantity) to itself a certain number of times; to find the product of by multiplication; thus 7 multiplied by 8 produces the number 56; to multiply two numbers. See the Note under Multiplication.

Multiplyverb

To increase (the amount of gold or silver) by the arts of alchemy.

Multiplyverb

To become greater in number; to become numerous.

‘When men began to multiply on the face of the earth, and daughters were born unto them.’;

Multiplyverb

To increase in extent and influence; to spread.

‘The word of God grew and multiplied.’;

Multiplyverb

To increase amount of gold or silver by the arts of alchemy.

Multiplyverb

combine by multiplication;

‘multiply 10 by 15’;

Multiplyverb

combine or increase by multiplication;

‘He managed to multiply his profits’;

Multiplyverb

have young (animals);

‘pandas rarely breed in captivity’;

Multiplyverb

have offspring or young;

‘The deer in our neighborhood reproduce madly’; ‘The Catholic Church tells people to procreate, no matter what their economic situation may be’;