What is the meaning of minus?

noun

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

adjective

  • On the negative side or lower end of a scale.
    • usage: "minus 5 degrees"; "a grade of B minus"
  • Involving disadvantage or harm.
    • usage: "minus (or negative) factors"
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APAWordNet. (2010). minus. Retrieved July 17, 2018, from http://smartdefine.org/minus/definitions/1178485
ChicagoWordNet. 2010. "minus" http://smartdefine.org/minus/definitions/1178485 (accessed July 17, 2018).
HarvardWordNet 2010, minus, Smart Define, viewed 17 July, 2018, <http://smartdefine.org/minus/definitions/1178485>.
MLAWordNet. "minus" 23 October 2010. Web. 17 July 2018. <http://smartdefine.org/minus/definitions/1178485>
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