minuend

noun
min·​u·​end | \ˈmin-yə-ˌwend \

Definition of minuend 

: a number from which the subtrahend is to be subtracted

First Known Use of minuend

1706, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for minuend

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

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about minuend

Dictionary Entries near minuend

mint set

mint state

mintweed

minuend

minuet

Minuit

minus

Statistics for minuend

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for minuend

The first known use of minuend was in 1706

See more words from the same year

Keep scrolling for more

More Definitions for minuend

minuend

noun
min·​u·​end | \ˈmin-yə-ˌwend \

Kids Definition of minuend

: a number from which another number is to be subtracted

More from Merriam-Webster on minuend

Rhyming Dictionary: Words that rhyme with minuend

Comments on minuend

What made you want to look up minuend? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

a soft lustrous wool fabric with mohair

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Late Autumn 2018 Words of the Day Quiz

  • frosted-autumn-leaves
  • Which is a synonym of yahoo?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!