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minus

mi·nus

minus

 
pronunciation:
maI ns
parts of speech:
preposition, adjective, noun
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part of speech: preposition
definition 1: made less by subtracting.
Ten minus three is seven.
similar words:
less
definition 2: missing or without.
That bicycle is minus a pedal.
antonyms:
plus
 
part of speech: adjective
definition: less than zero; negative.
The temperature was minus ten degrees this morning.
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the math sign used to show subtraction (-); minus sign
definition 2: a fault or lack; shortcoming.
His short temper was a minus for his career.
antonyms:
plus
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