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Definition 1: the arithmetic operation of summing; calculating the sum of two or more numbers - [noun denoting act]

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

  • the summation of four and three gives seven
  • four plus three equals seven

Synonyms for plus in the sense of this definition

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

Definition 2: a useful or valuable quality - [noun denoting attribute]

Synonyms for plus in the sense of this definition

(plus is a kind of ...) an essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone

"the quality of mercy is not strained"

(... is a kind of plus ) a source of aid or support that may be drawn upon when needed

"the local library is a valuable resource"

(... is a kind of plus ) the quality of having a superior or more favorable position

"the experience gave him the advantage over me"

(... is a kind of plus ) an asset of special worth or utility

"cooking is his forte"

Definition 3: on the positive side or higher end of a scale - [adjective denoting all]

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

  • a plus value
  • temperature of plus 5 degrees
  • a grade of C plus

(plus is similar to ...) either positive or zero

(plus is similar to ...) greater than zero

"positive numbers"

Definition 4: involving advantage or good - [adjective satellite denoting all]

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

  • a plus (or positive) factor

Synonyms for plus in the sense of this definition

(plus is similar to ...) giving an advantage

"a contract advantageous to our country" "socially advantageous to entertain often"

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