Difference between Minus and Negative

What is the difference between Minus and Negative?

Minus as an adjective is negative. while Negative as an adjective is not positive or neutral


Part of speech: preposition

Definition: less; reduced by subtraction without.

Part of speech: adjective

Definition: Negative. On the negative part of a scale. Ranking just below a designated rating.

Part of speech: noun

Definition: A minus sign (−). A negative quantity. A defect or deficiency.

Example sentence: If all mankind minus one were of one opinion, mankind would be no more justified in silencing that one person than he, if he had the power, would be justified in silencing mankind.


Part of speech: adjective

Definition: not positive or neutralpessimistic; not tending to see the bright side of things.inherently damaging; undesirableof number, less than zeroof electrical charge of an electron and related particles

Part of speech: noun

Definition: an image in which dark areas represent light ones, and the conversea word that indicates negationa negative quantityrefusal or withholding of assents; vetoA rep performed with weight in which the muscle begins at maximum contraction and is slowly extended; a movement performed using only the eccentric phase of muscle movement.

Example sentence: Positive thinking will let you do everything better than negative thinking will.

We hope you now know whether to use Minus or Negative in your sentence.

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