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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.
Tending to multiply; having the power to multiply or increase numbers.

Definition 2022


multiplicative

multiplicative

English

Adjective

multiplicative (not comparable)

  1. Of or pertaining to multiplication.
  2. (mathematics, of a function, etc.) Distributive over multiplication.
    Matrix determinants are multiplicative; if and are square matrices of the same size, then .
  3. (algebra) Having multiplication as an operator.

Translations

Noun

multiplicative (countable and uncountable, plural multiplicatives)

  1. (grammar) A grammatical adverbial case in Finnish.

French

Adjective

multiplicative

  1. feminine singular of multiplicatif

Latin

Adjective

multiplicātive

  1. vocative masculine singular of multiplicātivus