multiplied multiplied  /ˈməl tə ˌplaɪd/


  1. (adj) greatly increased as by multiplication
  2. (v) combine by multiplication
  3. (v) combine or increase by multiplication
  4. (v) have young (animals) or reproduce (organisms)
  5. (v) have offspring or produce more individuals of a given animal or plant
  6. (adv) in several ways; in a multiple manner



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  1. In other words, the little video went viral--it multiplied and reproduced and spread out of control on the Internet like a virus.
  2. Under Pius XII, Vatican money was shrewdly invested in stocks and real estate, and the capital has multiplied manyfold.
  3. Held high by marchers stepping to the slow cadence of three drums, the bobbing lights moved down Market Street, their brilliance growing as the grieving crowd multiplied.


  1. Sick Rabbits Loose In South Nashville Neighborhood

    A south Nashville neighborhood has been dealing with a rabbit overload after they multiplied in numbers quickly and were reportedly carrying an infection.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: News Channel 5 Nashville

  2. Chaos, Islamist threat plague Libya's lawless desert south

    By Marie-Louise Gumuchian SABHA, Libya (Reuters) - Sitting on cement blocks, surrounded by shisha pipes and machine guns, a dozen or so tribesmen guard a makeshift checkpoint outside the main city in Libya's desert south. They are there to guard against smugglers and criminals, who have multiplied since Muammar Gaddafi's downfall in the 2011 war. They also say they are ready to battle Islamist ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News


  1. "The enemies, resorting to propaganda, want to block us from achieving (nuclear technology)," Ahmadinejad told a crowd on the southern outskirts of Tehran. "But they should know that today, the capability of our nation has multiplied tenfold...
    on Oct 23, 2006 By: Mahmoud Ahmadinejad Source: USA Today

  2. "Multiplied across the world and acted upon by 6.7 billion people, the public have the power to change the future, have the power to personally and collectively influence economies to 'Kick the CO2 Habit'," said Achim Steiner, head of UNEP.
    on Jun 4, 2008 By: Achim Steiner Source: Reuters

  3. "The abuses in our credit card industry have only multiplied in the midst of this recession, when Americans can least afford to bear an extra burden," President Obama said in his weekly address. "It is past time for rules that are fair and...
    on May 9, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: ABC News

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