# mathematical

[ math-uh-mat-i-kuhl ]

/ ˌmæθ əˈmæt ɪ kəl /

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### adjective

of, relating to, or of the nature of mathematics: mathematical truth.

employed in the operations of mathematics: mathematical instruments.

having the exactness, precision, or certainty of mathematics.

## SYNONYMS FOR mathematical

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Also math·e·mat·ic .

## Origin of mathematical

## OTHER WORDS FROM mathematical

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## British Dictionary definitions for mathematical

mathematical

### less commonly mathematic

/ (ˌmæθəˈmætɪkəl, ˌmæθˈmæt-) /

### adjective

of, used in, or relating to mathematics

characterized by or using the precision of mathematics; exact

using, determined by, or in accordance with the principles of mathematics

## Derived forms of mathematical

mathematically, adverbCollins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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