[min-yoo-end] /ˈmɪn yuˌɛnd/
a number from which another is subtracted.
the number from which another number, the subtrahend, is to be subtracted Compare subtrahend
“number from which another number is to be subtracted,” 1706, from Latin minuendus (numerus), gerundive past participle of minuere “to reduce, diminish, make small” (see minus).
A number from which another is subtracted. For example, in the numerical expression 100 – 23 = 77, the minuend is 100.
- Minucius Felix
[mi-noo-shee-uh s fee-liks, -shuh s, -nyoo-] /mɪˈnu ʃi əs ˈfi lɪks, -ʃəs, -ˈnyu-/ noun 1. Marcus, Roman writer of the 2nd century a.d. whose dialogue Octavius is the earliest known work of Latin-Christian literature.
[min-yoo-et] /ˌmɪn yuˈɛt/ noun 1. a slow, stately dance in triple meter, popular in the 17th and 18th centuries. 2. a piece of music for such a dance or in its rhythm. /ˌmɪnjʊˈɛt/ noun 1. a stately court dance of the 17th and 18th centuries in triple time 2. a piece of music composed for […]
[min-yoo-it] /ˈmɪn yu ɪt/ noun 1. Peter, 1580–1638, Dutch colonial administrator in America: director general of the New Netherlands 1626–31. A program for function minimisation and error analysis. (1994-10-31)
French la Mission des Nations Unies pour l’organisation d’un référendum au Sahara occidental (United Nations Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara)