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. Bill Hemmings:

    This outcome was the minimum needed from ICAO for a credible first start.

  2. The Reinards:

    Whether I agree or not, you keep that out of school. His student asked him for help, and he failed as a teacher. At minimum, he owes my little girl a public apology.

  3. Kathy Mohnke:

    Marriage is like vitamins we supplement each other's minimum daily requirements.

  4. Chris Christie:

    That's what the law requires. So let's make sure we comply with the law. That should be the minimum.

  5. Ed Murray:

    Rather than investing in lawyers to prevent workers from earning higher wages, it is time for these large businesses to begin investing in a higher minimum wage for their employees.

Images & Illustrations of minimum

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