Results for minor

Definitions of minor:

part of speech: adjective

Smaller; less; unimportant; as, a minor injury; in music, less by half a step than the corresponding major interval.

part of speech: noun

A person under age ( 21 years).

part of speech: noun

One of either sex who is under the age of twenty- one.

part of speech: adjective

Less; smaller; inconsiderable; petty; unimportant; in music, lower by a semitone.

part of speech: noun

A person under age; one under 21 years; in logic, the second proposition of a regular syllogism, called the minor term.

part of speech: adjective

Smaller: less: inferior in importance, degree, bulk, etc.: inconsiderable: lower: ( music) lower by a semitone: ( logic) the term of a syllogism which forms the subject of the conclusion.

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