# mathematical

- 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.

## Origin of mathematical

## Synonyms for mathematical

See more synonyms for on Thesaurus.com## Related Words for mathematical

analytical, scientific, numerical, measurable, algebraic, algorithmic, arithmetical, computative, geometrical, math## Examples from the Web for mathematical

### Contemporary Examples of mathematical

It takes Sharp four hours to get into character: “I take joy in the mathematical, symmetrical precision and perfectness of Bach.”

He majored in mathematical physics, studying mind-bending theories of quantum mechanics and partial differential equations.

To my mathematical brain, the numbers alone make thinking about aliens perfectly rational.

The Other Side of Stephen Hawking: Strippers, Aliens, and Disturbing Abuse ClaimsMarlow Stern

November 6, 2014

Kempton subsequently offered what he reasoned to be mathematical proof of her powers.

All Facebook will see is cyphertext—the mathematical gibberish computers generate to thwart spying eyes.

### Historical Examples of mathematical

But Shelley's world was the world of the utilitarian Godwin and the mathematical Condorcet.

Shelley, Godwin and Their CircleH. N. Brailsford

Brocq could not place her with that mathematical exactitude dear to his scientific mind.

A Nest of SpiesPierre Souvestre

He has been experimenting in mathematical physics, and I have been assisting him.

The Einstein See-SawMiles John Breuer

The way to it was through the mathematical sciences, and these too were dependent on it.

The RepublicPlato

This is to be acquired through the study of the mathematical sciences.

The RepublicPlato

## mathematical

### less commonly mathematic

- 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

## Word Origin and History for mathematical

early 15c., from Latin mathematicus (see mathematic) + -al (1). Related: Mathematically.