# math

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[ math ]

/ mæθ /

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### noun

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## Origin of math

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Shortened form

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## Definition for math (2 of 4)

math

^{2}[ math ]

/ mæθ /

### noun British Dialect.

a mowing.

the crop mowed.

## Origin of math

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## Definition for math (3 of 4)

math

^{3}[ 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

## Definition for math (4 of 4)

math.

### abbreviation

mathematical.

mathematician.

mathematics.

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## British Dictionary definitions for math (1 of 2)

## British Dictionary definitions for math (2 of 2)

math.

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### abbreviation for

mathematics

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