# math

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[ math ]

/ mæθ /

### noun

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## RELATED WORDS

analytical, scientific, numerical, calculation, calculus, geometry, algebra, division, addition, multiplication, subtraction, numbers, trigonometry, measurable, algebraic, algorithmic, arithmetical, computative, geometrical

## Nearby words

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- maternity leave,
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- matha,
- mathematic,
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- mathematical expectation

## Origin of math

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shortened form

## math

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[ math ]

/ mæθ /

### noun British Dialect.

a mowing.

the crop mowed.

## Origin of math

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## math

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[ muhth ]

/ mʌθ /

### noun

an order of Hindu monks.

Also ma·tha [muhth-uh] /ˈmʌθ ə/.

## Origin of math

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First recorded in 1825–35, math is from the Sanskrit word maṭha hut

## math.

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## Examples from the Web for math

## math

/ (mæθ) /

### noun

US and Canadian informal short for mathematics Brit equivalent: maths

## math.

/ US and Canadian /

### abbreviation for

mathematics

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