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1. arithmetic

noun. ['ˌɛrɪθˈmɛtɪk, ɝˈɪθməˌtɪk'] the branch of pure mathematics dealing with the theory of numerical calculations.

Synonyms

  • algorism

Etymology

  • arsmetike (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • arismetique (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Rhymes with Arithmetic

  • impolitic
  • lunatic
  • politic
  • uptick

How do you pronounce arithmetic?

Pronounce arithmetic as ˌɛrɪθˈmɛtɪk.

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Sentences with arithmetic


1. Adjective
The test-takers were either sitting up straight or slumped over as they answered simple arithmetic questions.

2. Noun, singular or mass
The GED math section does not expect you to do complex arithmetic for all its questions in your head.

Quotes about arithmetic


1. Part of her revolted against the insanity of the rules. Part of her was grateful. In a world of chaos, any guidelines helped. And she knew that each day she remained alive, she remained alive. One plus one plus one. The Devil's arithmetic...
- Jane Yolen

2. Arithmetic is the death of story.
- Jincy Willett, The Writing Class

3. Family {Couplet} For my misery, family brings relief,tripling my joy, halving my grief.This aesthetic arithmetic's quite poetic,an accounting surmounting odds unsympathetic.Now there seems no hardship I cannot withstand,accompanied by my exponential, familial band.
- Beryl Dov

2. arithmetic

adjective. ['ˌɛrɪθˈmɛtɪk, ɝˈɪθməˌtɪk'] relating to or involving arithmetic.

Etymology

  • arsmetike (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • arismetique (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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