Definitions for minimumˈmɪn ə məm

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word minimum

Princeton's WordNet

  1. minimum, lower limit(noun)

    the smallest possible quantity

  2. minimum(adj)

    the point on a curve where the tangent changes from negative on the left to positive on the right

  3. minimal, minimum(adj)

    the least possible

    "needed to enforce minimal standards"; "her grades were minimal"; "minimum wage"; "a minimal charge for the service"

Wiktionary

  1. minimum(Noun)

    The lowest limit.

  2. minimum(Noun)

    The smallest amount.

  3. minimum(Noun)

    A lower bound of a set which is also an element of that set.

  4. minimum(Noun)

    The smallest member of a batch or sample or the lower bound of a probability distribution.

  5. Origin: From minimus

Webster Dictionary

  1. Minimum(noun)

    the least quantity assignable, admissible, or possible, in a given case; hence, a thing of small consequence; -- opposed to maximum

  2. Origin: [L., fr. minimus. See Minim.]

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'minimum' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3366

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'minimum' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2929

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'minimum' in Nouns Frequency: #1772

  4. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'minimum' in Adjectives Frequency: #447


Translations for minimum

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for minimum »

Translation

Find a translation for the minimum definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these minimum definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:     


Citation

Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"minimum." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2015. Web. 5 Jul 2015. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/minimum>.

Are we missing a good definition for minimum? Don't keep it to yourself...

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for minimum:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.