Definition of math noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//mæθ//
    ; NAmE NAmE//mæθ//
    (North American English) (British English maths
    BrE BrE//mæθs//
    ; NAmE NAmE//mæθs//
    [uncountable] Mathematical terminology
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  1. 1mathematics, especially as a subject in school a math teacher See related entries: Mathematical terminology
  2. 2the process of calculating using numbers Is your math correct? See related entries: Mathematical terminology
  3. Idioms to think carefully about something before doing it so that you know all the relevant facts or figures If only someone had done the math! Do the math before you take on more debt.
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