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  • noun Plural form of multiply.
  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of multiply.


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  • The word multiplies, and many hundreds have attended, not just from the D.C. area, but from Baltimore and as far away as southern Virginia and North Carolina.

    Daytime parties are bringing District nightlife into the light

  • The experimenter collects the contributions, totals them up, adds half again to the amount in other words, multiplies by 1.5—this profit would be the equivalent of the profit made by the herdsman when he finally sold the cattle he has grazed on the commons, and then divides this money evenly among all the players.


  • "It really kind of multiplies the effect of the charitable dollar," because investment gains can accumulate before the money is distributed, says Ani Hurwitz of the New York Community Trust, a foundation in New York.

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  • Put down anchor somewhere and the barnacle problem multiplies exponentially.

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  • Still, navigating two auctions only multiplies the uncertainties.

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  • Motion multiplies emotion in "Rio," a 3-D animated feature from Blue Sky Studios, the company that gave us the "Ice Age" series.

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  • Returning hate for hate multiplies hate, adding deeper darkness to a night already devoid of stars.

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  • The cell multiplies by dividing, with various processes controlling which compounds get produced when.


  • Ad and marketing agencies are under enormous pressure to reinvent themselves as technology multiplies the ways to market to consumers, from placing ads on Twitter to creating a branded application that people can find on Apple Inc.'s app store.

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  • I would also quote another preacher, Martin Luther King, Jr. who said Returning violence for violence multiplies violence, adding deeper darkness to a night already devoid of stars.

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