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minus meaning and definition

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MINUS noun

Definition of minus (noun)

  1. an arithmetic operation in which the difference between two numbers is calculated
    • "the subtraction of three from four leaves one"; "four minus three equals one"
    • synonyms: subtraction

MINUS adjective

Definition of minus (adjective)

  1. on the negative side or lower end of a scale
    • "minus 5 degrees"; "a grade of B minus"
    • antonym: plus
  2. involving disadvantage or harm
    • "minus (or negative) factors"
    • synonyms: negative
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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