The act or process of multiplying, or of increasing in number; the state of being multiplied; as, the multiplication of the human species by natural generation.
- The act or process of multiplying or the condition of being multiplied.
- Propagation of plants and animals; procreation.
- Mathematics The operation that, for positive integers, consists of adding a number (the multiplicand) to itself a certain number of times. The operation is extended to other real numbers according to the rules governing the multiplicational properties of positive integers.
- Mathematics Any of certain analogous operations involving expressions other than real numbers.