# Meaning of arithmetic in English

## Noun

arithmetic### Etymology

Middle English: from Old French arismetique, based on Latin arithmetica, from Greek arithmētikē (tekhnē)‘(art) of counting’, from arithmos‘number’### Definitions

1. the branch of pure mathematics dealing with the theory of numerical calculations## Qualitative Adjective

arithmetic### Definitions

1. relating to or involving arithmetic#### Examples

- « arithmetical computations »