Plus - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |plʌs|  American pronunciation of the word plus
Brit.  |plʌs|  British pronunciation of the word plus


- a useful or valuable quality (syn: asset)
- the arithmetic operation of summing; calculating the sum of two or more numbers(syn: addition, summation)


- involving advantage or good(syn: positive)


The apartment isn't perfect, but the fact that it has new appliances is a plus.

The job doesn't pay well, but the convenient hours are a definite plus.

The hotel has two restaurants, plus a bar and a swimming pool.

He works a full-time job during the day, plus he goes to school at night.

I enjoy gardening, plus it's good exercise.

The superscript plus sign denotes a positive ion.

Experience in sales is a plus.

It is regarded as a plus on anybody's CV.

The small residuary charge will be plus.

There are plenty of plus points about this matter.

Four plus five is nine.

Send self addressed envelope plus certified cheque.

All the ladies brought pies and cakes. Plus they had coffee and tea and punch.

He was minus a big toenail, and plus a scar upon the nose.

Three plus six equals nine. (3 + 6 = 9)

Word forms

singular: plus
plural: plusses
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