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Definitions and Synonyms of subtract | Another word for subtract | What is subtract?

Definition 1: take off or away - [verb of change]

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

  • this prefix was subtracted when the word was borrowed from French

(subtract is a kind of ...) cut down on; make a reduction in

"reduce your daily fat intake" "The employer wants to cut back health benefits"

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

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

  • subtract this amount from my paycheck

Synonyms for subtract in the sense of this definition

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

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

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

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