Antonyms for multiplication

Grammar : Noun
Spell : muhl-tuh-pli-key-shuh n
Phonetic Transcription : ˌmʌl tə plɪˈkeɪ ʃən

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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