Multiply Mul"ti*ply, v. i. 1. To become greater in number; to become numerous. [1913 Webster]

When men began to multiply on the face of the earth, and daughters were born unto them. --Gen. vi. 1. [1913 Webster]

2. To increase in extent and influence; to spread. [1913 Webster]

The word of God grew and multiplied. --Acts xii. 24. [1913 Webster]

3. To increase amount of gold or silver by the arts of alchemy. [Obs.] --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.