Synonyms for Minus:
adj.
•absent (adjective)devoid.
•all (adjective)
negative.
•bereft (adjective)
deprived.
•diminished (adjective)
deficient, short of, less.
•imperfect (adjective)
incomplete.
•minus (adjective)
less, deficient, negative, short of.
n.
celsius, degree, absolute zero, eighties, fahrenheit, F, centigrade, C, bimetallic strip, boiling point. addition sign, bracket, handicap, detriment, minus sign, multiplication sign, numeral, equal sign, help, division sign, brace, disadvantage, drawback, curly brackets. incomplete, deprived, bereft of something, stretched, want for, devoid, lack, starved. flip side, price, limitation, snag, loss. •act (noun)subtraction.
•disadvantage(s) (noun)
handicap, drawback, lack, snag, detriment, limitation.
•downside (noun)
disadvantage.
•minus (noun)
harmful, disadvantageous, negative, subtraction.
Other synonyms:
numeral, stretched, IFF, want for, addition sign, lack, division sign, minus sign, devoid, multiplication sign, equal sign, deprived. let, incomplete, starved, flip side, deficient, And. detriment, limitation, disadvantage. drawback, handicap. peak, loss, power, price. •smaller
less.
Usage examples for minus

Plus or minus one minute. – The Galaxy Primes by Edward Elmer Smith

The tutor employs the crescent when it is evident that the lesson has been skinned, according to the college vocabulary, in which case he usually puts a minus sign after it, with the mark which he in all probability would have used had not the lesson been skinned. – A Collection of College Words and Customs by Benjamin Homer Hall

Cum autem patris senium, et se ipsum ad regni negocia quasi inutilem et minus efficacem despici et reprobari ab omnibus perpenderet, contritus est et humiliatus in semetipso, usque in lacrimarum aduberem profusionem. – Beowulf An Introduction to the Study of the Poem with a Discussion of the Stories of Offa and Finn by R. W. Chambers