• Minus

    Pronunciation

    • enPR: mīn-əs, IPA: /ˈmaɪnəs/
    • Rhymes: -aɪnəs

    Origin

    From the neuter form of Latin minor ("smaller").

    Conjunction

    1. (mathematics) Difference of the previous number from the following number.seven minus two is five

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    Full definition of minus

    Preposition

    1. (informal) Without.I walked out minus my coat.

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    Adjective

    minus

    1. (mathematics) Negative.a minus number
    2. On the negative part of a scale.minus seven degrees
    3. Ranking just below a designated rating.He got a grade of B minus for his essay.

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    Noun

    minus

    (plural minuses)
    1. (mathematics) A minus sign ().
    2. (mathematics) A negative quantity.
    3. A defect or deficiency.

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