Definition of plus in English:
- Under the reform bill, if the loan is less than two-and-a-half years old, you must repay the full amount owed, plus interest.
- They had recovered the full amount of their claim plus interest.
- It's not stated in the annual report but McLoughlin is entitled to a salary of £200,000 plus four times that amount in the event of a takeover.
- It has two bedrooms and two bathrooms, one en suite, plus sitting room and kitchen.
- In addition, there is an interconnecting annexe with three bedrooms, a combined living room and kitchen, a bathroom, plus its own courtyard garden.
- He loved all his girls, but we were all over the place, so it was hard to get the three of them and Seanna together, and plus him being sick and in and out of the hospital, it was really tough.
- Highest maximum air temperature plus 23.1 degree C was recorded on June 14.
- Highest maximum air temperature was plus 14.0 degree C recorded on the 15th.
- Mornings would see me waking to my fancy alarm clock's digital readout of a temperature of a tooth-chattering plus three Celsius.
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- The organisers put together some 60 plus events.
- Over 3000 have access to the kitchen including 1900 plus volunteers, performers, guests and service personnel.
- A €63m investment is also to be provided by the State which is expected to lever in a further €200m plus from the private sector.
- If she got all the points, her grade would go to an A plus, and stay there for a long time.
- I finally decided that the pluses and negatives balance one another out, so I opted not to assign extra credit but gave it an A + for ease of use.
- Also, the A plus plus part, for some reason, the symbol of a plus sign wouldn't show up so I had to spell it out.
- Last year, Wyoming won seven games and was 19th in the nation with a plus - 7 ratio.
- In fact, only one of the other 13 teams has a plus score!
- Gulko, who is one of the few players with a plus score against Garry Kasparov, spent most of his life in the former Soviet Union and is the only player to have won both the USSR and US titles.
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- On the plus side, at least we can take comfort in the fact that it won't drive her fiancée mad.
- On the plus side, at least I haven't had to deal with sunburn.
- On the plus side at least he will have some energy in reserve.
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- A sell-off would provide Berlin with some cash to plug budget gaps; plus, any private bank that takes it over would no longer be overly reliant on the whims of a fickle capital market.
- Keeping all that bathroom clutter away in cupboards also helps to make your bathroom feel bigger - plus make it easier to clean.
- Our third block classes were right next to each other, plus we had lunch together.
on the plus side
- Used to introduce a positive statement: on the plus side, the staff are enthusiastic and good-naturedMore example sentences
- On the plus side, the high-calibre cast is uniformly excellent.
- On the plus side, there is no background distortion or hiss that I could make out.
- On the plus side, I went out for a run last night and did 23 minutes without stopping or suffering from shin splints.
plus or minus
- Used to define the margin of error of an estimate or calculation: the coral was estimated to be 840 years old, plus or minus 40 yearsMore example sentences
- It had a margin of error of plus or minus 4.7 percentage points.
- The survey has a margin of error of plus or minus 3.8 percentage points.
- Since the poll's error margin is plus or minus 4 percentage points, the race is virtually tied.
Mid 16th century: from Latin, literally 'more'.
This is an English use of a Latin word meaning literally ‘more’. The garment plus fours (1920s) associated with golf, derive their name from the overhang at the knee requiring an extra 10cm (4in) of material. Plural (Late Middle English) from Latin Pluralis ‘relating to more than one’ formed from plus.
Words that rhyme with plusbus, buss, concuss, cuss, fuss, Gus, huss, muss, pus, Russ, sus, suss, thus, truss, us
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