minuend

noun
min·​u·​end | \ ˈmin-yə-ˌwend How to pronounce minuend (audio) \

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

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“Minuend.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/minuend. Accessed 24 Sep. 2020.

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minuend

noun
min·​u·​end | \ ˈmin-yə-ˌwend How to pronounce minuend (audio) \

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: a number from which another number is to be subtracted

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