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plus

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of plus

  1. 1 something added (as by growth) <a recalculation of the year's income that resulted in a plus in the company's profits> Synonyms accretion, accrual, addendum, addition, augmentation, boost, expansion, gain, increment, more, increase, proliferation, raise, rise, step-up, supplement, uptickRelated Words accumulation, assemblage, collection, gathering; complement; accession, appendix, continuation, extension, uptrend, upturn; jump, run-up, spikeNear Antonyms deduction, subtractionAntonyms abatement, decline, decrease, decrement, depletion, diminishment, diminution, drop-off, fall, falloff, lessening, loss, lowering, reduction, shrinkage, step-down

  2. 2 the state or an instance of going beyond what is usual, proper, or needed <the supply of cranberries is greatly in plus of the demand for them in the market> Synonyms bellyful, fat, overabundance, overage, overflow, overkill, overmuch, overplus, oversupply, plethora, excess, redundancy, superabundance, superfluity, surfeit, surplus, surplusageRelated Words abundance, bounty, plentitude, plenty, profusion, sufficiency; overproduction, overstockNear Antonyms dearth, lack, scarcity, wantAntonyms deficiency, deficit, insufficiency, undersupply




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