+

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+.svg
+ U+002B, +
PLUS SIGN
*
[U+002A]
Basic Latin ,
[U+002C]
Emoji u2795.svg
U+2795, ➕
HEAVY PLUS SIGN

[U+2794]
Dingbats
[U+2796]
U+FE62, ﹢
SMALL PLUS SIGN

[U+FE61]
Small Form Variants
[U+FE63]
U+207A, ⁺
SUPERSCRIPT PLUS SIGN

[U+2079]
Superscripts and Subscripts
[U+207B]
U+FF0B, +
FULLWIDTH PLUS SIGN

[U+FF0A]
Halfwidth and Fullwidth Forms
[U+FF0C]

Translingual[edit]

Description[edit]

Two lines crossed in the middle: one vertical line and one horizontal line.

Symbol[edit]

+

  1. (arithmetic, algebra) addition, additive operation
    3 + 2 = 5
  2. (mathematics) Explicitly indicates that the next number is positive
    +5 is different than −5
  3. (informal) "or more"; indicates that a number is the minimum quantity or amount
    This project is going to take 10+ years to complete. (10 or more years)
  4. (mathematics) from the positive side
    is the same as
  5. (mathematics) disjoint union, coproduct
  6. (mathematics, logic) inclusive disjunction
  7. (genetics) wild type
  8. (programming) string concatenation in some programming languages (that might be ambiguous with additive operation)
    "My name is " + name + ". I am " + age + " years old."
  9. (regular expressions) Detects one or more occurences of the preceding element.
    The string ab+c matches "abc", "abbc", "abbbc", and so on, but not "ac".
  10. (chess notation) check
  11. A placeholder standing for the international call prefix in phone numbers.
    Sure, call me if you want. My number is +496919725.
  12. (medicine) affirmative result from laboratory test
  13. (electricity) anode
  14. north
  15. (music) augmented

Usage notes[edit]

The + symbol is called the plus sign in English (see there for translations).

Quotations[edit]

For quotations using this term, see Citations:+.

Synonyms[edit]

Antonyms[edit]

  • (addition or positiveness): - or , sometimes ÷

Derived terms[edit]

See also[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

+

  1. (computing) When placed between key names, indicates that they should be pressed simultaneously.
    Press Ctrl+C to copy!
  2. (informal) and

Quotations[edit]

For quotations using this term, see Citations:+.

Adverb[edit]

+

  1. (text messaging, slang) more