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plus

 
 
pronunciation:
pluhs
parts of speech:
preposition, adjective, noun
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part of speech: preposition
definition 1: added to.
Three plus five is eight.
antonyms:
less
definition 2: in addition to; along with; increased by.
She has good health plus enough savings for retirement.
antonyms:
less, minus
 
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: pertaining to or indicating addition.
Pay attention to the plus and minus signs in these problems.
definition 2: positive or beneficial.
The new clause is a plus factor in the contract.
 
part of speech: noun
inflections: pluses, plusses
definition 1: a quantity greater than zero.
Our net profits were a plus this year.
similar words:
positive
definition 2: a benefit or gain; positive factor.
Knowledge of software is a real plus for this job.
antonyms:
minus
similar words:
good, positive
definition 3: the mathematical sign (+), indicating addition; plus sign.
It's clearer if you put a plus next to the number.
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