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  Definition of deduction
  1. the act of subtracting (removing a part from the whole); "he complained about the subtraction of money from their paychecks"
  2. the act of reducing the selling price of merchandise
  3. reasoning from the general to the particular (or from cause to effect)
  4. something that is inferred (deduced or entailed or implied); "his resignation had political implications"
  5. an amount or percentage deducted
  6. a reduction in the gross amount on which a tax is calculated; reduces taxes by the percentage fixed for the taxpayer''s income bracket
Similar Words: subtraction, discount, price reduction, deductive reasoning, synthesis, entailment, implication, tax write-off, tax deduction

 

Hyponyms: bite, withholding, syllogism, trade discount, tax benefit, tax break, business deduction, exemption

 

Derivational Morphology: subtract, deduct, take off, discount, synthesize, synthesise, deduce, infer, derive, imply, involve, entail, mean, implicate

 

Anagrams: continued, unnoticed

 

 
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