multiply etymology

English word multiply comes from Latin plica, Latin montem, Latin multi (Many.), Latin monto

Detailed word origin of multiply

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
plica Latin (lat)
montem Latin (lat)
multi Latin (lat) Many.
monto Latin (lat)
*monto Latin (lat) (Vulgar Latin) I climb, mount, go up.
montare Malayalam (mal)
*montare Vulgar Latin (la-vul)
monter Old French (fro) To go up. To mount (a horse, etc.).
multiplicare Latin (lat)
multiplier Old French (fro)
multiply English (eng) (intransitive) To breed or propagate.. (intransitive) To grow in number.. (intransitive, arithmetic) To perform multiplication.. (transitive) To increase the amount, degree or number of (something).. (transitive, arithmetic) To perform multiplication on (a number).. (transitive, rare) To be a factor in a multiplication with (another factor). (computer science) An act or instance of multiplying.

Words with the same origin as multiply

Descendants of montem
mount mountain