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Definition 1: reason by deduction; establish by deduction - [verb of cognition]

Synonyms for deduct in the sense of this definition

(deduct is a kind of ...) decide by reasoning; draw or come to a conclusion

"We reasoned that it was cheaper to rent than to buy a house"

(... is a kind of deduct ) gain knowledge of (an area not known or experienced) by extrapolating

(... is a kind of deduct ) infer from incomplete evidence

(... is a kind of deduct ) derive by reason

"elicit a solution"

(deduct belongs to category ...) a system of reasoning

Definition 2: make a subtraction - [verb of cognition]

Samples where deduct or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • subtract this amount from my paycheck

Synonyms for deduct in the sense of this definition

(deduct is a kind of ...) make a mathematical calculation or computation

(... is a kind of deduct ) deduct a loss or an unused credit from taxable income for a prior period

(deduct belongs to category ...) the branch of pure mathematics dealing with the theory of numerical calculations

Definition 3: retain and refrain from disbursing; of payments - [verb of possession]

Samples where deduct or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • My employer is withholding taxes

Synonyms for deduct in the sense of this definition

(deduct is a kind of ...) retain possession of

"Can I keep my old stuffed animals?" "She kept her maiden name after she married"

(... is a kind of deduct ) deduct from someone's wages

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