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minuend

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noun min·u·end \ˈmin-yə-ˌwend\

Definition of minuend

  1. :  a number from which the subtrahend is to be subtracted



Origin of minuend

Latin minuendum, neuter of minuendus, gerundive of minuere to lessen — more at minor


First Known Use: 1706

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MINUEND Defined for Kids

minuend

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noun min·u·end \ˈmin-yə-ˌwend\

Definition of minuend for Students

  1. :  a number from which another number is to be subtracted




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