Definition of times in English:

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times

Pronunciation: /tʌɪmz/

verb (timeses, timesing, timesed)

[with object] informal
Multiply (a number): you times the six by four to get twenty-four
More example sentences
  • It was like the worst thunder storm in the world timesed by fifty!
  • Perhaps those candidates who couldn't do timesing and taking away were part of the 1% who failed.
  • Then I took the 36 grams of carbohydrates and timesed that by the number of carbohydrates and I got 144.

Origin

Late 20th century: use as a verb of times expressing multiplication (dating from late Middle English): see time (sense 5 of the noun).

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