# multiplicative

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## mul·ti·pli·ca·tive

(mŭl′tə-plĭ-kā′tĭv, mŭl′tə-plĭk′ə-tĭv)*adj.*

**1.**Tending to multiply or capable of multiplying or increasing.

**2.**Having to do with multiplication.

**mul′ti·pli′ca·tive·ly**

*adv.*

## multiplicative

(ˈmʌltɪplɪˌkeɪtɪv; ˌmʌltɪˈplɪkətɪv)*adj*

**1.**tending or able to multiply

**2.**(Mathematics)

*maths*involving multiplication

**ˈmultipliˌcatively**

*adv*

## mul•ti•pli•ca•tive

(ˈmʌl tə plɪˌkeɪ tɪv, ˌmʌl təˈplɪk ə-)*adj.*

**1.**tending to multiply or increase.

**2.**having the power of multiplying.

[1645–55; < Medieval Latin

*multiplicātīvus*= Latin*multiplicāt(us)*, past participle of*multiplicāre*to multiply^{1}+ -īvus -ive]**mul′ti•pli•ca`tive•ly,**

*adv.*

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Adj. | 1. | multiplicative - tending or having the power to multiply or increase in number or quantity or degree; "the multiplicative tendency of proportional representation"increasing - becoming greater or larger; "increasing prices" |

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