# maths

[maths]

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

## Origin of maths

by shortening

## math

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[math]

### noun

## Origin of math

^{1}

shortened form

## math

^{2}

[math]

### noun British Dialect.

## Origin of math

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[muhth]

### noun

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

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## Related Words for maths

calculation, calculus, geometry, math, algebra, division, addition, multiplication, subtraction, numbers, trigonometry## Examples from the Web for maths

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### Historical Examples of maths

It's very tiresome, for soon the other school insp. for maths.

A Young Girl's DiaryAn Anonymous Young Girl

Opal Earnshaw was fearfully angry that you beat her in maths.

A Fortunate TermAngela Brazil

The school insp. came yesterday, the old one who always comes for Maths.

A Young Girl's DiaryAn Anonymous Young Girl

The Nutling seems to give extraordinarily good reports, for twice in the Maths.

A Young Girl's DiaryAn Anonymous Young Girl

Im a Soph myself, by rights, if old Hammond hadnt marked me low in maths.

Tom Fairfield's SchooldaysAllen Chapman

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