## Multiply vs Times - What's the difference?
multiply | times |
## As verbs the difference between is that |

## multiply## English## Etymology 1From (etyl) multiplier, from (etyl) .
The noun presumably derives from the verb.
## Verb*Impunity will***multiply**motives to disobedience.
The Economist) Welcome to the plastisphere, passage=[The researchers] noticed many of their pieces of [plastic marine] debris sported surface pits around two microns across. 1983 , Graham Flegg, Numbers , 2002 edition, ISBN 0486421651, page 154 [http://books.google.com/books?id=C0Wcb9c6c18C&pg=PA154&dq=multiplies]: *This follows a similar process, counters having to be removed and replaced at each stage of the remaining part of the calculation except the final one, where 2***multiplies**3 to give 6.
1993 , Edward T. Dowling, (, ISBN 0070176744, page 14 [http://books.google.com/books?id=8PaQk7LodfoC&pg=PA14&dq=multiplies]: w, Schaum's Outline) of Theory and Problems of Mathematical Methods for Business and Economics *Of all the possible combinations of factors above, only $(2\backslash cdot4)+(3\backslash cdot5)=23$. Carefully arranging the factors, therefore, to ensure that 2***multiplies**5, we have*' 4 and 3 '*multiplies
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## Noun(multiplies)
## Etymology 2. |
## times## English## NounThe Economist) The new masters and commanders, passage=From the ground, Colombo’s port does not look like much. Those entering it are greeted by wire fences, walls dating back to colonial times and security posts. For mariners leaving the port after lonely nights on the high seas, the delights of the B52 Night Club and Stallion Pub lie a stumble away.}}
## Derived terms* good times * keep up with the times * sign of the times * straitened times * times fixed charges * times-interest-earned ratio * Times## Preposition(English prepositions)
*Four***times**five is twenty.
*One***times**one is one.
## Derived terms* times-or-divided-by * times sign * times table## Verb(head)
time) ## Verb1994 , Harvey Mellar, Learning with artificial worlds: computer-based modelling in the curriculum *I've taken the calories and the amount of food . . . and it's 410 calories per portion***timesed**by 6 portions which (*SIC*) the answer was 2460 calories...
1995 , Mathematical Association, The Australian mathematics teacher, Volumes 51-53 *A student as junior as Year 4 informed me that he made a forward estimate of cheeses in 100 trials by***'timesing**both numbers by 10'...
1998 , Psychology of mathematics education, Volume 2 *Alex: Yeah - if you're***timesing**that distance there by this height, it will disappear.
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