Meaning of plus

plus

Pronunciation: (plus), [key]
— prep.
  1. more by the addition of; increased by: ten plus two is twelve.
  2. with the addition of; with: He had wealth plus fame.
—adj.
  1. involving or noting addition.
  2. positive: a plus quantity.
  3. more (by a certain amount).
  4. pertaining to or characterized by positive electricity: the plus terminal.
  5. (in heterothallic fungi) designating, in the absence of morphological differentiation, one of the two strains of mycelia that unite in the sexual process.
  6. having a certain quality to an unusual degree: He has personality plus.
—n.
  1. a plus quantity.
  2. See
  3. something additional.
  4. a surplus or gain.
—conj.
  1. also; and; furthermore: A bicycle is cheaper than a car, plus it doesn't pollute the air.
—adv.
  1. in addition; besides.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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