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English adjective: plus

1. plus on the positive side or higher end of a scale

SamplesA plus value.
Temperature of plus 5 degrees.
A grade of C plus.

Similarnonnegative, positive


2. plus involving advantage or good

SamplesA plus (or positive) factor.




English noun: plus

1. plus (attribute) a useful or valuable quality


Broader (hypernym)quality

Narrower (hyponym)advantage, forte, long suit, metier, resource, speciality, specialty, strength, strong point, strong suit, vantage


2. plus (act) the arithmetic operation of summing; calculating the sum of two or more numbers

SamplesThe summation of four and three gives seven.
Four plus three equals seven.

Synonymsaddition, summation

Broader (hypernym)arithmetic operation

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