Plus Definition

plŭs
pluses, plusses
conjuntion
Increased by the addition of.
Two plus two is four.
American Heritage
Added to; along with.
Their strength plus their spirit makes them formidable. Intelligence plus wit makes for an interesting person.
American Heritage
And.
American Heritage
Plus means and, or in addition.
An example of plus used as a conjunction is in the sentence, "We ate the ice cream, plus the cake."
YourDictionary

Sum of the previous one and the following one.

Two plus two equals four.
A water molecule is made up of two hydrogen atoms plus one of oxygen.
Wiktionary
Advertisement
adjective
Indicating or involving addition.
A plus sign.
Webster's New World
Positive or on the positive part of a scale.
A plus value; a temperature of plus five degrees.
American Heritage
Added or extra.
A plus benefit.
American Heritage
Somewhat more than the full value of.
A grade of B plus.
Webster's New World
Positive.
A plus quantity.
Webster's New World
Synonyms:
Antonyms:
Advertisement
noun
pluses
A plus sign.
Webster's New World
An added or favorable quantity or thing.
Webster's New World
A positive quantity.
Webster's New World
Plus is defined as a plus sign, or is defined as something added that is positive.
An example of a plus is +
An example of a plus are extra cookies in a box.
YourDictionary
He is a real plus to the team.
Wiktionary
Advertisement
preposition
Added to.
2 plus 2 equals 4
Webster's New World
Increased by; in addition to.
Salary plus bonus.
Webster's New World
With the addition of.
He returned wiser and plus $300
Webster's New World
adverb
In addition; moreover; and.
We have the time, plus we have the money.
Webster's New World
verb

(informal) To add; to subject to addition.

Wiktionary
Advertisement

Other Word Forms of Plus

Noun

Singular:
plus
Plural:
pluses, plusses

Origin of Plus

  • Latin plūs more pelə-1 in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin plus (“more”).

    From Wiktionary

Advertisement

Find Similar Words

Find similar words to plus using the buttons below.

Words Starting With

Words Ending With

Unscrambles

plus