**Noun**multiplication has 3 senses

- multiplication, times - an arithmetic operation that is the inverse of division; the product of two numbers is computed; "the multiplication of four by three gives twelve"; "four times three equals twelve"

--_{1}is a kind of arithmetic operation

Derived forms: verb multiply _{1}, verb multiply_{2} - generation, multiplication, propagation - the act of producing offspring or multiplying by such production

--_{2}is a kind of reproduction, procreation, breeding, facts of life

--_{2}has particulars: biogenesis, biogenyDerived forms: verb multiply _{4}, verb multiply_{3} - multiplication - a multiplicative increase; "repeated copying leads to a multiplication of errors"; "this multiplication of cells is a natural correlate of growth"

--_{3}is a kind of increase, increment, growth

--_{3}has particulars: doubling; quadrupling; quintupling; triplingDerived form: verb multiply _{2}