Definition of mathematical
1 : of, relating to, or according with mathematics
3 : possible but highly improbable <only a mathematical chance>
Examples of mathematical in a sentence
They recorded the changes with mathematical precision.
The team has only a mathematical chance of making the playoffs.
Origin and Etymology of mathematical
Middle English mathematicalle, from Latin mathematicus, from Greek mathēmatikos, from mathēmat, mathēma learning, mathematics, from manthanein to learn; probably akin to Goth mundon to pay attention
First Known Use: 15th century
MATHEMATICAL Defined for English Language Learners
mathematical
playDefinition of mathematical for English Language Learners

: of, relating to, or involving mathematics

: very exact or complete

: possible but very unlikely
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