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mathematics

math·e·mat·ics

mathematics

 
pronunciation:
mae th mae tihks [or] maeth mae tihks
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part of speech: noun
definition: (used with a sing. verb) the study of numbers and forms and their properties and relationships, using symbolic representation and systematically defined methods of proof.
similar words:
figure
Word History
Mathematics comes from mathema, an ancient Greek word that means "learning or knowledge."
Word Explorer
broader category that includes mathematics
some actions in mathematics
some descriptions of mathematics
some kinds of mathematics
some parts of mathematics
some people who use mathematics
some terms used in mathematics
some things conventionally associated with mathematics
Word Parts
The word mathematics contains the following part:
-ics Greek noun-forming suffix that means science, study, or practice of; properties of; practices pertaining to
synonyms:
-logy, -ology