minuend

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noun min·u·end \ ˈmin-yə-ˌwend \

Definition of minuend

:a number from which the subtrahend is to be subtracted

Origin and Etymology of minuend

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

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minuend

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noun min·u·end \ ˈmin-yə-ˌwend \

Definition of minuend for Students

:a number from which another number is to be subtracted

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