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Meaning of PLUS

Pronunciation:  plus

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the arithmetic operation of summing; calculating the sum of two or more numbers; "the summation of four and three gives seven"; "four plus three equals seven"
  2. [n]  a useful or valuable quality
  3. [adj]  involving advantage or good; "a plus (or positive) factor"
  4. [adj]  on the positive side or higher end of a scale; "a plus value"; "temperature of plus 5 degrees"; "a grade of C plus"
 

PLUS is a 4 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: addition, advantageous, asset, nonnegative, positive, summation
 
 Antonyms: liability, minus
 
 See Also: advantage, arithmetic operation, forte, long suit, metier, quality, resource, speciality, specialty, strength, strong point, strong suit, vantage

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Plus\, a. [L., more; akin to Gr. ?, ?, and E. full. See
{Full}, a., and cf. {Pi[`u]}, {Pleonasm}.]
1. (Math.) More, required to be added; positive, as
   distinguished from negative; -- opposed to {minus}.

2. Hence, in a literary sense, additional; real; actual.

         Success goes invariably with a certain plus or
         positive power.                       --Emerson.

{Plus sign} (Math.), the sign (+) which denotes addition, or
   a positive quantity.

 
Computing Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. Late 60's. Machine-oriented systems language used internally by Univac.

  2. +

    Common: itu-t: plus; add. Rare: cross; intercal: intersection.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
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