# Antonyms for multiplication

Grammar : Noun |

Spell : muhl-tuh-pli-key-shuhâ€‰n |

Phonetic Transcription : ËŒmÊŒlâ€‰tÉ™â€‰plÉªËˆkeÉªâ€‰ÊƒÉ™n |

## Definition of multiplication

Origin :

- mid-14c., from Old French
*multiplicacion*(12c.) "multiplication, duplication; multiplicity, diversity," from Latin*multiplicationem*(nominative*multiplicatio*), noun of action from past participle stem of*multiplicare*(see multiply). Mathematical sense is attested from late 14c.

*noun*duplication

**Example sentences**:

*In other words, animals increase not by addition but by multiplication.*- Extract from : «
*The Meaning of Evolution*» by Samuel Christian Schmucker

*He tried to say his prayers, but could only remember the multiplication table.*- Extract from : «
*Boys and Girls Bookshelf (Vol 2 of 17)*» by Various

*There is 'The Raven,' the first primer, the multiplication table.*- Extract from : «
*The Paliser case*» by Edgar Saltus

*His brothers were incapable even of the multiplication table.*- Extract from : «
*Red Cap Tales*» by Samuel Rutherford Crockett

*"Lily's been doing the multiplication table," cried Rosalie.*- Extract from : «
*Peggy Stewart at School*» by Gabrielle E. Jackson

*It was a multiplication of effort but we generally got the prints.*- Extract from : «
*Land of the Burnt Thigh*» by Edith Eudora Kohl

*Miss Pinshon desired me now to repeat the multiplication table.*- Extract from : «
*Daisy*» by Elizabeth Wetherell

*I thought she might have let so much sweetness as that come into the multiplication table.*- Extract from : «
*Daisy*» by Elizabeth Wetherell

*You must learn the multiplication table before you can be an astronomer.*- Extract from : «
*Master of the Vineyard*» by Myrtle Reed

*I, on the other hand, am trying my hand at the art of multiplication.*- Extract from : «
*Louise de la Valliere*» by Alexandre Dumas, Pere

## Synonyms for multiplication

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