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English verb: deduct

1. deduct (cognition) make a subtraction


SamplesSubtract this amount from my paycheck.


Synonymssubtract, 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. deduct (possession) retain and refrain from disbursing; of payments


SamplesMy employer is withholding taxes.


ExamplesThey deduct the money


Synonymsrecoup, withhold


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


Broader (hypernym)hold on, keep


Narrower (hyponym)dock

3. deduct (cognition) reason by deduction; establish by deduction


Synonymsdeduce, derive, infer


Pattern of useSomebody ----s that CLAUSE


Broader (hypernym)conclude, reason, reason out


Narrower (hyponym)elicit, extrapolate, surmise


Domain categorylogic, logical system, system of logic









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