augend


augend

augend [aw-jend, aw-jend] Word Origin noun Mathematics.

  1. a number to which another is added in forming a sum.Compare addend(def 2).

Origin of augend 1905–10; Latin augendum a thing to be increased, noun use of neuter of augendus to be increased, gerund of augēre to increase British Dictionary definitions for augend augend noun

  1. a number to which another number, the addend, is added

Word Origin for augend from Latin augendum that is to be increased, from augēre to increase augend in Science augend [ô′jĕnd′]

  1. A quantity to which the addend is added.

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