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Definition 1: the act of subtracting (removing a part from the whole) - [noun denoting act]

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

  • he complained about the subtraction of money from their paychecks

Synonyms for deduction in the sense of this definition

(deduction is a kind of ...) the act of decreasing or reducing something

(... is a kind of deduction ) a portion removed from the whole

"the government's weekly bite from my paycheck"

(... is a kind of deduction ) the act of deducting from an employee's salary

Definition 2: the act of reducing the selling price of merchandise - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for deduction in the sense of this definition

(deduction is a kind of ...) the act of decreasing or reducing something

Definition 3: reasoning from the general to the particular (or from cause to effect) - [noun denoting cognition]

Synonyms for deduction in the sense of this definition

(deduction is a kind of ...) thinking that is coherent and logical

(... is a kind of deduction ) deductive reasoning in which a conclusion is derived from two premises

Definition 4: something that is inferred (deduced or entailed or implied) - [noun denoting cognition]

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

  • his resignation had political implications

Synonyms for deduction in the sense of this definition

(deduction is a kind of ...) the reasoning involved in drawing a conclusion or making a logical judgment on the basis of circumstantial evidence and prior conclusions rather than on the basis of direct observation

Definition 5: an amount or percentage deducted - [noun denoting possession]

Synonyms for deduction in the sense of this definition

(deduction is a kind of ...) an amount added or deducted on the basis of qualifying circumstances

"an allowance for profit"

(... is a kind of deduction ) a discount from the list price of a commodity allowed by a manufacturer or wholesaler to a merchant

Definition 6: a reduction in the gross amount on which a tax is calculated; reduces taxes by the percentage fixed for the taxpayer's income bracket - [noun denoting possession]

Synonyms for deduction in the sense of this definition

(deduction is a kind of ...) (accounting) reduction in the book value of an asset

(... is a kind of deduction ) a tax deduction that is granted in order to encourage a particular type of commercial activity

(... is a kind of deduction ) tax write-off for expenses of doing business

(... is a kind of deduction ) a deduction allowed to a taxpayer because of his status (having certain dependents or being blind or being over 65 etc.)

"additional exemptions are allowed for each dependent"

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