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Meaning of “times” in the English Dictionary

"times" in British English

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timespreposition, predeterminer, adverb

uk   us   /taɪmz/
B2 multiplied by: Two times two ​equals four (2 × 2 = 4). The ​area of a ​rectangle is ​itsheight times ​itswidth.

timespredeterminer, adverb

uk   us   /taɪmz/
B1 used to show the ​difference in ​amount of two things, by ​multiplying one of them by the ​statednumber: She ​earns five times as much as I do./She ​earns five times more than I do. My ​footswelled up to three times the ​normalsize when it was ​stung by a ​wasp.ten, a hundred, etc. times better, longer, etc. informal much ​better, ​longer, etc.: This ​work is ten times ​better than the last ​piece you did.
(Definition of times from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"times" in American English

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timespreposition

 us   /tɑɪmz/
  • times preposition (MULTIPLIED BY)

(symbol ×) multiplied by: Two times two ​equals four.
  • times preposition (AMOUNT)

used to show the ​difference in ​amount of two things, by ​multiplying one of them by the ​statednumber: She ​earns five times as much as I do.
(Definition of times from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “times”
in Arabic في (علامة الضرب في الحساب)…
in Korean -으로 곱한…
in Portuguese vezes, multiplicado por…
in Catalan per…
in Japanese ~倍にする, ~をかける…
in Chinese (Simplified) 乘,乘以…
in Turkish kere, çarpı…
in Russian умножить на (какое-либо число)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 乘,乘以…
in Italian moltiplicato, per…
in Polish razy…
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