# minus

### PronunciationEdit

## PrepositionEdit

Preposition |

- You use
**minus**to show that is taken away from .*Five***minus**three is two.*The TV is $299***minus**a 10% discount.*The margin of error is plus or***minus**one per cent.

## See alsoEdit

## NounEdit

- (
*mathematics*) A**minus sign**, negative sign, or**minus**is the symbol "-". It is used in more than one situation:- before a number, to indicate that it is a negative number.
- in a math problem
*3 - 1 = 2*to indicate subtraction.

## AdjectiveEdit

Positive |
Comparative |
Superlative |

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