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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))