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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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