Define: Minus

Quick Summary of Minus

Minus is a term utilised in Roman law to denote “less than” or “not at all”. In the context of owing money and failing to repay it, it is referred to as “minus solutum”.

Full Definition Of Minus

When something is taken away or reduced, it can be described as “minus” the amount that was taken away or reduced. For example, if I have 5 apples and I give away 2, I have 3 apples left. In this case, 3 is minus 2 from 5 because 2 apples were taken away from the original 5 apples.

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This glossary post was last updated: 17th April 2024.

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