maths

[maths]
noun (used with a singular or plural verb) Chiefly British.

Origin:
by shortening

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math

1 [math]
noun

Origin:
shortened form

math

2 [math]
noun British Dialect.
1.
a mowing.
2.
the crop mowed.

Origin:
1575–85; probably back formation from aftermath; compare Old English mǣth; cognate with German Mahd

math

3 [muhth]
noun
an order of Hindu monks.
Also, matha [muhth-uh] .


Origin:
1825–35; < Sanskrit maṭha hut

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math (mæθ)
 
n
informal (US), (Canadian) short for mathematics Brit equivalent: maths

maths (mæθs)
 
n
informal (Brit) (functioning as singular) short for mathematics US and Canadian equivalent: math

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Word Origin & History

math
Amer.Eng. shortening of mathematics, 1890; the British preference, maths, is attested from 1911.

maths
see math.
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Abbreviations & Acronyms
math
mathematics
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Example sentences
Lit get more of this kind of student than people in maths or business.
Radiation therapists similarly must complete heavy coursework in the maths and
  sciences.
Also think that in the past computer science was within maths, and then when it
  branched off it subdivided.
One is good at languages and bad at maths, the other is good at maths and bad
  at languages.
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