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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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