# Multiplicative

[muhl-tuh-pli-key-tiv, muhl-tuh-plik-uh-] /ˈmʌl tə plɪˌkeɪ tɪv, ˌmʌl təˈplɪk ə-/

**adjective**

1.

tending to or increase.

2.

having the power of .

/ˈmʌltɪplɪˌkeɪtɪv; ˌmʌltɪˈplɪkətɪv/

**adjective**

1.

tending or able to multiply

2.

(maths) involving multiplication

**adj.**

1650s, from Medieval Latin multiplicativus, from multiplicat-, past participle stem of multiplicare (see multiply).

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