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Webster 1913 Edition
Multiplicative
Mul′ti-pli-ca-tive
,Adj.
[Cf. F.
multiplicatif
.] Tending to multiply; having the power to multiply, or incease numbers.
Webster 1828 Edition
Multiplicative
MUL'TIPLICATIVE
,Adj.
Definition 2023
multiplicative
multiplicative
English
Adjective
multiplicative (not comparable)
- Of or pertaining to multiplication.
- (mathematics, of a function, etc.) Distributive over multiplication.
- Matrix determinants are multiplicative; if and are square matrices of the same size, then .
- (algebra) Having multiplication as an operator.
Translations
of or pertaining to multiplication
distributive over multiplication
having multiplication as an operator
Noun
multiplicative (countable and uncountable, plural multiplicatives)