About The Word Minus
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Minus
Minus Definition And Meaning 

What's The Definition Of Minus?
[n] 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"
[adj] involving disadvantage or harm; "minus (or negative) factors" [adj] on the negative side or lower end of a scale; "minus 5 degrees"; "a grade of B minus" Synonyms  Synonyms for Minus: disadvantageous  harmful  negative  subtraction Related Terms  Find terms related to Minus: barring  bereaved  bereaved of  bereft  cut off  decrement  deduction  deficient  denuded  deprived of  devoid  discounting  divested  except  excepting  exception taken of  excluding  exclusive of  existless  from  inadequate  inferior  insufficient  lacking  leaving out  less  minuend  missing  negative  nonexistent  not counting  null  off  out of  parted from  plus  positive  robbed of  sans  save  shorn of  short  short of  stripped of  subtrahend  unexisting  unreached  vacuous  void  wanting  without  without being See Also  arithmetic operation Minus In Webster's Dictionary \Mi"nus\, a. [L. See {Minor}, and cf. {Mis} pref. from
the French.] (Math.)
Less; requiring to be subtracted; negative; as, a minus
quantity.
{Minus sign} (Math.), the sign [] denoting minus, or less,
prefixed to negative quantities, or quantities to be
subtracted. See {Negative sign}, under {Negative}.

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