Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun minus

1 sense of minus

Sense 1

subtraction, minus -- (an arithmetic operation in which the difference between two numbers is calculated; "the subtraction of three from four leaves one"; "four minus three equals one")

=> arithmetic operation -- (a mathematical operation involving numbers)

Antonyms of adj minus

2 senses of minus

Sense 1

minus (vs. plus) -- (on the negative side or lower end of a scale; "minus 5 degrees"; "a grade of B minus")

plus (vs. minus) -- (on the positive side or higher end of a scale; "a plus value"; "temperature of plus 5 degrees"; "a grade of C plus")

=> nonnegative -- (either positive or zero)

=> positive -- (greater than zero; "positive numbers")

Sense 2

minus, negative -- (involving disadvantage or harm; "minus (or negative) factors")

INDIRECT (VIA disadvantageous) -> advantageous -- (giving an advantage; "a contract advantageous to our country"; "socially advantageous to entertain often")

Similarity of adj minus

2 senses of minus

Sense 1

minus (vs. plus) -- (on the negative side or lower end of a scale; "minus 5 degrees"; "a grade of B minus")

=> negative -- (less than zero; "a negative number")

Sense 2

minus, negative -- (involving disadvantage or harm; "minus (or negative) factors")

=> disadvantageous (vs. advantageous) -- (constituting a disadvantage)