# maths

[ maths ]

/ mæθs /

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### noun (used with a singular or plural verb)Chiefly British.

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## Origin of maths

By shortening

## Words nearby maths

Mather, Cotton, Mathewson, Mathias, Mathilde, Matholwch, maths, Mathura, Mathusala, Matie, matilda, Matilija poppy

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

maths

/ (mæθs) /

### noun

(functioning as singular) British informal short for mathematics US and Canadian equivalent: math

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

maths.

/ British /

### abbreviation for

mathematics

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