Synonyms for minus

Synonyms for (noun) minus

Synonyms: subtraction, minus

Definition: an arithmetic operation in which the difference between two numbers is calculated

Usage: the subtraction of three from four leaves one; four minus three equals one

Similar words: arithmetic operation

Definition: a mathematical operation involving numbers

Synonyms for (adjective) minus

Synonyms: negative, minus

Definition: involving disadvantage or harm

Usage: minus (or negative) factors

Similar words: disadvantageous

Definition: constituting a disadvantage


Synonyms: minus

Definition: on the negative side or lower end of a scale

Usage: minus 5 degrees; a grade of B minus

Similar words: negative

Definition: less than zero

Usage: a negative number