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Definition 1: an arithmetic operation in which the difference between two numbers is calculated - [noun denoting act]

Samples where minus or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the subtraction of three from four leaves one
  • four minus three equals one

Synonyms for minus in the sense of this definition

(minus is a kind of ...) a mathematical operation involving numbers

Definition 2: on the negative side or lower end of a scale - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where minus or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • minus 5 degrees
  • a grade of B minus

(minus is similar to ...) less than zero

"a negative number"

Definition 3: involving disadvantage or harm - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where minus or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • minus (or negative) factors

Synonyms for minus in the sense of this definition

(minus is similar to ...) involving or creating circumstances detrimental to success or effectiveness

"a disadvantageous outcome" "a well-known study from the 1970's showed that gender stereotyping placed women in a disadvantageous position" "made an unfavorable impression"

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