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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The number from which the subtrahend is subtracted.

Usage examples (3)
  • It may seem a matter of trivial importance whether the pupil increases the subtrahend number or decreases the minuend number when he subtracts digits that involve taking...
  • Cheerfully minuend?
  • To these add end, and, andum, denoting that which ought or is to receive the act of the verb; as, reverend, multiplicand, subtrahend, minuend, dividend, memorandum, that... for more
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