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English verb: subtract

1. subtract (cognition) make a subtraction


SamplesSubtract this amount from my paycheck.


Synonymsdeduct, take off


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)calculate, cipher, compute, cypher, figure, reckon, work out


Narrower (hyponym)carry back


Domain categoryarithmetic


Antonymsadd together, add

2. subtract (change) take off or away


SamplesThis prefix was subtracted when the word was borrowed from French.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)bring down, cut, cut back, cut down, reduce, trim, trim back, trim down









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