and
conjunction
used in calculations for showing that numbers are added together
Click any word in a definition or example to find the entry for that word
adverb
used in front of a number or amount to state that it should be taken away from another number or amount that you have just mentioned
verb
maths
used in mathematics for saying that you are imagining that something is true, usually in order to prove a principle of mathematicsadjective
maths
used in mathematics for showing that you are taking one number from another. This word is usually represented by the symbol adjective
maths
used for showing that one number or amount is added to another. This word is usually represented in mathematics by +noun
maths
used in mathematics for saying how many times you multiply a number by itself. For example ‘10 to the power of 3’ means 10x10x10.used for saying how a number is calculated

in an online conversation, repeatedly asking a person questions which suggest that you are interested in what they are talking about, but are actually intended to annoy them
BuzzWord ArticleMore submissions
Blog
A must for anyone with an interest in the changing face of language. The Macmillan Dictionary blog explores English as it is spoken around the world today.
global English and language change from our blog