Minor

Word MINOR
Character 5
Hyphenation mi nor
Pronunciations /ˈmaɪnɚ/

Definitions and meanings of "Minor"

What do we mean by minor?

Lesser or smaller in amount, extent, or size. adjective

Lesser in importance, rank, or stature. adjective

Lesser in seriousness or danger. adjective

Not having reached legal adulthood. adjective

Relating to or being the younger or junior of two pupils with the same surname. adjective

Of or relating to a secondary area of academic specialization. adjective

Dealing with a more restricted category. adjective

Relating to or being a minor scale. adjective

Less in distance by a half step than the corresponding major interval. adjective

Based on a minor scale. adjective

One that is lesser in comparison with others of the same class. noun

One who has not reached legal adulthood. noun

A secondary area of specialized academic study, requiring fewer courses or credits than a major. noun

One studying in a secondary area of specialization. noun

A minor premise. noun

A minor term. noun

A minor key, scale, or interval. noun

A person who is below the age of majority, consent, criminal responsibility or other adult responsibilities and accountabilities.

A subject area of secondary concentration of a student at a college or university, or the student who has chosen such a secondary concentration.

Determinant of a square submatrix

(British slang) A younger brother (especially at a public school).

A small worker in a leaf-cutter ant colony, sized between a minim and a media.

The term of a syllogism which forms the subject of the conclusion.

(campanology) Bell changes rung on six bells.

A person below a given legal age limit. Typically the age limit in question is the age of majority (generally 18, but ranges internationally from 15-21), but may also refer to other age limits such as the drinking age and the age of consent. Urban Dictionary

1: One who is under the age of eighteen. the government put this into place to hopefully stop teenage pregnancy, teenage drinking, and to stop people over the age of 18 from being with the so-called "minor" even if it is consensual to both parties. 2: small; smaller. Not as important. Urban Dictionary

Insignificant, not important Urban Dictionary

Edp445 Urban Dictionary

Shitty legislation law that makes you less relevant based on how low your age is under 21 or 18 Urban Dictionary

If someone messes with ya and there nothing..there minor...nothing to worry about Urban Dictionary

Someone with the mental age of under 12 Urban Dictionary

A stupid term dreamt up by the government to curb the teenage pregnancy rate, and to stop me going into clubs. Urban Dictionary

A person who is not quite 57 years of age yet. Urban Dictionary

He is a cute adorable guy, he has the most beautiful eyes and the cutest smile, but hes a liar and i don't want to like him but hes so cute. its hard to not look at him or like him. but you know hes way better and he probably likes some gorgeous girl, whos not you, so instead you dream about him and hope one day you guys will talk Urban Dictionary

Synonyms and Antonyms for Minor

The word "minor" in example sentences

This interval between the first and third tones consists of four half-steps in the major scale and of three half-steps in the minor scale and this difference in size has given rise to the designation _major_ for the scale having the larger third, and _minor_ for the scale having the smaller one. ❋ Karl Wilson Gehrkens (1928)

A minor scale having the same signature as a major scale is said to be its _relative minor_. ❋ Karl Wilson Gehrkens (1928)

A _minor triad_ has a minor third and a perfect fifth, _i. e. ❋ Karl Wilson Gehrkens (1928)

E [flat], d of F, etc., the small letter being used to refer to the minor key or scale, while the capital letter indicates the major key or scale unless accompanied by the word _minor_. ❋ Karl Wilson Gehrkens (1928)

A minor scale beginning with the same tone as a major scale is referred to as its _tonic minor_. ❋ Karl Wilson Gehrkens (1928)

Opera [/] (? 'version' (? 'major'\d+) (?' minor'\. \d+) (? 'letters'\w*)) the values' version ',' major 'and' minor 'will be set as' 7.23 ',' 7 'and' .23 'respectively. ❋ Chris Maunder (2009)

A _minor third_ has one minor and one major second (_i. e. ❋ Karl Wilson Gehrkens (1928)

The term minor only means that their books are short. ❋ Linda Chaffee Taylor (2008)

In reference to persons, certain uses of the word minor may also be mentioned which depend upon usage rather than upon law: the younger of two persons of the same name is sometimes called minor (or "the less") as St. James the Less. ❋ 1840-1916 (1913)

The term minor clause is conventionally used to describe structures which lack a Predicator element. ❋ Geniusroi (2010)

In short, mockery for a sense-offense this minor is all we can really do in this day of extra-Special (- Olympic grade) Congressional idiocy. ❋ Unknown (2009)

Meanwhile, Slovenia says its only nuclear plant shut down automatically Wednesday, in what it called a "minor" incident that presented no danger to the environment. ❋ Unknown (2011)

He was sent to a podiatrist to have it removed, and later was overcharged hundreds of dollars for what he describes as a minor procedureinvolving a pliers-like tool, some antiseptic and a Band-Aid. ❋ Unknown (2010)

"There is no job security there," said Ratliff, who added that drivers are routinely disciplined for what he called minor infractions. ❋ Unknown (2010)

In order to allay the fears of Nigerians who were worried about his health challenges in the run up to the 2007 presidential campaigns, he was flown abroad to Germany for treating what he described as a minor 'cold'. ❋ Ademola Bello (2010)

Obama aides said they didn't think these issues would present a problem, given what they characterized as the minor nature of the infractions and the gravity of the role Mr. Geithner has been nominated to take. ❋ Unknown (2009)

But they are saying and he said to me -- and I quote -- "We don't want to lose this important a person at this time of economic crisis in our country over this kind of" again what he called minor technical matters. ❋ Unknown (2009)

Some laws only apply when the ultimate sexual relationship would be illegal, and other laws apply even if the minor is above the relevant age of consent. ❋ Unknown (2006)

Sorry, I can't [provide] [alcohol] to [minors]. ❋ Udusers1 (2017)

1: "Dude, that is so fucked up! I've been going with this guy for three years then he turns 18 four months ahead of me, and the police arrested him. that is so [fecking] stupid!" 2: "I'm majoring in law and [minoring] in [child development] at university. what are yours?" ❋ Cat (2004)

Michael-So [do u] like my [new] [tune]? Ricardo-Its minor ❋ Chikstah Lyk..Chantal (2007)

have you heard of [a minor]? yeah [edp445] already [got to] them ❋ Flob Flob (2021)

[Minor]: hi [im 13], id really like some booty ;) Mature: fo kid Minor: *[ragequit]* ❋ PorcupineCanadian (2015)

" he sed he was [guna] [fcuk] me up but hes minor [nuttin] 2 screw ova!" ❋ Sarah (2005)

"That [Rhys] [Gould] is [such a] minor" ❋ Massiveshlong69 (2015)

Gary Glitter- how do u [plead] on the [accusation] of sex with [a minor]? ❋ Cat (2004)

❋ Anonymous (2003)

me:[i miss him]... me: i wish him and [brandon] were never friends me: minor is cute but [i cant].. ❋ SBHL (2018)

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