Definitions for subtrahendˈsʌb trəˌhɛnd

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

sub•tra•hendˈsʌb trəˌhɛnd(n.)

  1. a number that is subtracted from another.

    Category: Math

    Ref: Compare minuend.

Origin of subtrahend:

1665–75; < L subtrahendum, neut. ger. of subtrahere; see subtract

Princeton's WordNet

  1. subtrahend(noun)

    the number to be subtracted from the minuend


  1. subtrahend(Noun)

    A number or quantity to be subtracted from another.

    In the subtraction 10 uE000178351uE001 4, 4 is the subtrahend.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Subtrahend(noun)

    the sum or number to be subtracted, or taken from another


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