arithmetic NOUN 1) the branch of mathematics concerned with the properties and manipulation of numbers. 2) the use of numbers in counting and calculation.
ADJECTIVE relating to arithmetic.
DERIVATIVES arithmetical adjective arithmetically adverb arithmetician noun.
ORIGIN from Greek arithmtik tekhn 'art of counting' , from arithmos 'number' .

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