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Synonyms for minus
ˈmaɪ nəsmi·nus

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Wiktionary2.0 / 1 vote

  1. minuspreposition

    zero, negative, below, lacking, without, deficiency, flaw, defect, drawback, shortcoming

    bonus, boon, advantage, plus, positive, gain

  2. minusadjective


    a minus number

    without, negative, below, zero, lacking, flaw, deficiency, drawback, shortcoming, defect

    gain, advantage, bonus, positive, boon, plus

  3. minusnoun

    A negative quantity.

    minus seven degrees

    below, deficiency, drawback, flaw, shortcoming, defect, zero, negative

    boon, gain, positive, plus, bonus, advantage

  4. minusnoun

    Ranking just below a designated rating.

    He got a grade of B minus for his essay.

    flaw, deficiency, zero, below, negative, drawback, shortcoming, defect

    boon, positive, bonus, gain, plus, advantage

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. subtraction, minusadjective

    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"

    subtraction, deduction

    nonnegative, advantageous, positive, plus

  2. minusadjective

    on the negative side or lower end of a scale

    "minus 5 degrees"; "a grade of B minus"


    positive, advantageous, nonnegative, plus

  3. minus, negativeadjective

    involving disadvantage or harm

    "minus (or negative) factors"

    electronegative, disconfirming, negative, negatively charged, damaging

    plus, positive, nonnegative, advantageous

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "minus":

    least, less, unmis, fewer

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  1. Mignon McLaughlin:

    In the arithmetic of love, one plus one equals everything, and two minus one equals nothing.

  2. Steve Francis:

    Its such a commodity to us, were taking the full steps to make sure that the vaccines secure. Who is first in linehas yet to be decided. But Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar said the hope is that enough doses are available by the end of January to vaccinate adults over age 65, who are at the highest risk from the coronavirus, and health care workers.Dr. Anthony Fauci, the U.S. governments top infectious-diseases expert, said it may take until spring or summer before anyone who is not high risk and wants a shot can get one. States already are gearing up for what is expected to be the biggest vaccination campaign in U.S. history. First the shots have to arrive where theyre needed, and Pfizers must be kept at ultra-cold temperatures around minus 94 degrees Fahrenheit, or minus 70 degrees Celsius. Modernas vaccine also starts off frozen, but the company said it can be thawed and kept in a regular refrigerator for 30 days, easing that concern. Governments in other countries and the World Health Organization, which aims to buy doses for poor nations, will have to decide separately if and when vaccines should be rolled out broadly. CLICK HERE FOR COMPLETE CORONAVIRUS COVERAGE Meanwhile, Homeland Security investigators and others are trying to send the message now to the public before the vaccines are approved and begin distribution. They say people should only get a vaccine from an approved medical provider. They shouldnt respond to calls seeking personal information. And they shouldnt click on social media posts purporting to sell cures. If it sounds too good to be true, it is.

  3. John Stuart Mill:

    If mankind minus one were of one opinion, then mankind is no more justified in silencing the one than the one - if he had the power - would be justified in silencing mankind.

  4. Jesse Fried:

    [ It ] could be a plus or a minus. If it's a minus, it pales in comparison to the other risks, from investors' perspective, WeWork is associated with many business and governance risks.

  5. Dejan Stojanovic:

    With me: one minus one = one; with you: it’s zero. Here lies the only difference.

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