Plus meaning

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A favorable condition or factor.

The clear weather was a plus for the golf tournament.

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(mathematics) Increased by the addition of.

Two plus two is four.

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Plus is defined as and, or in addition.

An example of plus used as an adverb is in the sentence, "He loves running plus swimming."

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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.

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Positive or on the positive part of a scale.

A plus value; a temperature of plus five degrees.

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Added or extra.

A plus benefit.

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Ranking on the higher end of a designated scale.

A grade of C plus.

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Added to.

2 plus 2 equals 4

preposition
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Increased by; in addition to.

Salary plus bonus.

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Indicating or involving addition.

A plus sign.

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(informal) In addition; moreover; and.

We have the time, plus we have the money.

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(colloquial) With; having in addition.

I've won a holiday to France plus five hundred Euros' spending money!

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Added to; along with.

Their strength plus their spirit makes them formidable. Intelligence plus wit makes for an interesting person.

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(usage problem) And.
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(informal) Increased to a further degree or number.
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(physics) Positive.
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A positive quantity.
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Positive.

A plus quantity.

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Somewhat more than the full value of.

A grade of B plus.

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The plus terminal.

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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.

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And also; in addition.

Let's go home now, it's late, plus I'm not feeling too well.

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He is a real plus to the team.

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(arithmetic) A plus sign: +.
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Being positive rather than negative or zero.

-2 * -2 = +4 ("minus 2 times minus 2 equals plus four")

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Positive, or involving advantage.

He is a plus factor.

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A battery has both a plus pole and a minus pole.

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(informal) To add; to subject to addition.
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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."

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The definition of plus is added to, or more than.

An example of plus used as an adjective is the "plus sign" which is this: +

An example of plus used as an adjective is in the phrase "invited with a plus one," which means the invited person with a guest.

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Plus-size.
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(mathematics) The plus sign (+).
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(informal) With the addition of.

He returned wiser and plus $300

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Involving extra gain or advantage.

Plus sales, a plus factor.

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(informal) To a great extent or degree; and more; and then some.

She has personality plus.

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A plus sign.
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An added or favorable quantity or thing.
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A positive quantity.
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(bot.) Designating one of two strains of certain fungi and algae which only mate with the opposite (minus) strain.
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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