Meaning of MINUS
Pronunciation:   'mInus



WordNet Dictionary 

 Definition:  
 [n] an arithmetic operation in which the difference between two numbers is calculated; "the subtraction of three from four leaves one"; "four minus three equals one"
 [adj] involving disadvantage or harm; "minus (or negative) factors"
 [adj] on the negative side or lower end of a scale; "minus 5 degrees"; "a grade of B minus"


MINUS is a 5 letter word that starts with M. 
 Synonyms:   disadvantageous, harmful, negative, subtraction 

 Antonyms:   plus  
 See Also:   arithmetic operation  
Webster's 1913 Dictionary 

 Definition:   \Mi"nus\, a. [L. See {Minor}, and cf. {Mis} pref. from
the French.] (Math.)
Less; requiring to be subtracted; negative; as, a minus
quantity.
{Minus sign} (Math.), the sign [] denoting minus, or less,
prefixed to negative quantities, or quantities to be
subtracted. See {Negative sign}, under {Negative}.


Computing Dictionary 

 Definition:    Common: dash; itut: hyphen; itut: minus. Rare: intercal: worm; option; dak; bithorpe. 

Thesaurus Terms 

 Related Terms:   barring, bereaved, bereaved of, bereft, cut off, decrement, deduction, deficient, denuded, deprived of, devoid, discounting, divested, except, excepting, exception taken of, excluding, exclusive of, existless, from, inadequate, inferior, insufficient, lacking, leaving out, less, minuend, missing, negative, nonexistent, not counting, null, off, out of, parted from, plus, positive, robbed of, sans, save, shorn of, short, short of, stripped of, subtrahend, unexisting, unreached, vacuous, void, wanting, without, without being 
 

