Translation of "minus" - English-Spanish dictionary

minus

preposition uk /ˈmaɪ·nəs/ us /ˈmɑɪ·nəs/

A2 used when the second of two numbers should be taken away from the first

menos
Five minus three is two.

without something

sin
She arrived at the meeting minus her briefcase.
adjective uk /ˈmaɪ·nəs/ us /ˈmɑɪ·nəs/

A minus number is less than zero.

menos
The temperature last night was minus ten.

(Translation of “minus” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

minus

preposition /ˈmainəs/

used to show subtraction

menos
Ten minus two equals eight (10 – 2 = 8).

(Translation of “minus” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)