What does the word arithmetic mean?

    Part of speech: adjective

  • Arithmetical.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • The science of numbers, or a treatise upon it.

  • Part of speech: adverb

  • Arithmeticly.

Usage examples for arithmetic

  1. But this individual declares that he can find no rule bearing on the subject in any of his arithmetic books. – Amusements in Mathematics by Henry Ernest Dudeney
  2. That's the way you get your arithmetic lesson! – Duffels by Edward Eggleston
  3. Morning and night the sound of his hammer never ceased, except the three nights a week he spent at a night school, where he discovered a remarkable talent for mental arithmetic and figures. – Jonah by Louis Stone