Mates vs Maths - What's the difference?

mates | maths |


As a verb mates

is .

As a noun maths is

(informal|uk|except canada).

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

mates

English

Noun

(head)
  • Adjective

    (-)
  • Friendly; having a friendship (with).
  • He is mates with my brother.

    Usage notes

    * Only used as a predicate.

    Synonyms

    * chummy (British''), chums (''British''), friendly, friends, pally (''British''), pals (''British )

    Anagrams

    * ----

    maths

    English

    Alternative forms

    * math (North America) * mathematics

    Noun

    (-) (always singular )
  • (informal, UK, except Canada)
  • * 1980' August 21, ''Girls can do '''maths as well as boys'', '' , page 586,
  • The conventional “commonsense” view now is that girls are conditioned both by family and teachers to believe that maths is a subject at which males excel, and that they believe they cannot be expected to comprehend its subtleties — so they don?t.
  • * 2004 , Miraca U.M. Gross, Exceptionally Gifted Children , page 229,
  • At age 10, Ian was based with the Grade 6 students but was allowed to take maths with Grade 10 – a four-year grade advancement.
  • * 2011 , Clifford Matthews, IMechE Engineers? Databook , Fourth edition, John Wiley & Sons, page 40,
  • Most people who are forced to use maths have little idea what it is really about.