What does minimum mean?

Definitions for minimum
ˈmɪn ə məmmin·i·mum

Here are all the 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.

    Etymology: From minimus

  2. minimum(Noun)

    The smallest amount.

    Etymology: From minimus

  3. minimum(Noun)

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

    Etymology: From minimus

  4. minimum(Noun)

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

    Etymology: 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

    Etymology: [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

How to pronounce minimum?

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How to say minimum in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of minimum in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of minimum in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of minimum in a Sentence

  1. Antonio Carlos de Oliveira:

    Money is speaking loudest, there's no way to ensure the minimum conditions of security are respected or that the environmental bodies will make proper supervision.

  2. Roberto Cadiz:

    We hope to be able to outline a minimum core of rights and duties relevant to climate justice.

  3. Cory Booker:

    You know what you need to donate to political campaigns?Disposable income, the way we fix it this is we take Martin Luther Kingsmessage of a guaranteed minimum income, a freedom dividend of $ 1,000 a month for all Americans -- Id guarantee if we had a freedom dividend... I would not be the only candidate of color on this stage tonight.

  4. Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake:

    This minimum damage cost does not include damaged vehicles, equipment and machinery. We urge foreign donors to channel their relief efforts through the government.

  5. Dave Marsh:

    Six months at the absolute minimum, but a year is fine, too, they have to get away from this mentally and physically.

Images & Illustrations of minimum

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