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Minor (IPA: /ˈmaɪnɝ/)


Minor (a.)

Inferior in bulk, degree, importance, etc.; less; smaller; of little account; as, minor divisions of a body.

Minor (a.)

Less by a semitone in interval or difference of pitch; as, a minor third.

Minor (n.)

A person of either sex who has not attained the age at which full civil rights are accorded; an infant; in England and the United States, one under twenty-one years of age.

Minor (n.)

The minor term, that is, the subject of the conclusion; also, the minor premise, that is, that premise which contains the minor term; in hypothetical syllogisms, the categorical premise. It is the second proposition of a regular syllogism, as in the following: Every act of injustice partakes of meanness; to take money from another by gaming is an act of injustice; therefore, the taking of money from another by gaming partakes of meanness.

Minor (n.)

A Minorite; a Franciscan friar.

Minor

Person below a certain age prescribed by law, usually distinguished to delineate rights, privileges, and responsibilities

Minor

Subclass of determinant

Minor

Secondary academic discipline during undergraduate studies

Minor

Musical quality

Minor

Census designated place

Minor Synonyms

Peanut, Secondary, Insignificant

Minor Synonyms

Junior

Minor Synonyms

Pocket-sized, Pocket-size, Modest, Small-scale, Small, Limited

Minor Synonyms

Nonaged, Underage

Minor Synonyms

Pardonable, Venial

Minor Synonyms

Youngster, Nipper, Tike, Shaver, Kid, Nestlin, Fry, Tyke, Child, Small Fry, Tiddler

Minor (Last Name / Surname)

Minor is the #1,145 most common last name / surname from the 2010 United States Census. The census reported that 30,702 people had that surname.

Translations

Minor in Spanish

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Although the martial arts are a minor path, we can by means of the lesser glimpse the greater." - Tai chi chuan

Example Sentence (Quote)

" And the flowers sing in D minor And the birds fly happily." - Kurt Cobain

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Any major dude with half a heart surely will tell you my friend Any minor world that breaks apart falls together again." - Steely Dan

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Patience, n. A minor form of despair, disguised as a virtue." - Ambrose Bierce

Example Sentence (Quote)

" The lion who breaks the enemy's ranks is a minor hero compared to the lion who overcomes himself." - Lions


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