Synonyms for deduct:
Other synonyms and related words:
educe, set forth, part, gain, take time off, infer, draw, generalise, recover, keep back, deduce, lift off, allow, recoup, take off, derive, withhold, start, gather, take, depart, reimburse, guess, conclude, descend, come, generalize, start out, extrapolate, understand, set out, discount.
Sense 3 (noun)
curtail, contract, shrink, abridge, abate, abbreviate, deplete, lower, compress, lessen, dwindle, diminish, decrement, subside, concentrate, die down, decrease, deflate, truncate, drain, recede, erode, compact, shorten.
take away or out; reduce (verb)
Usage examples for deduct:
- Make her pay you a dollar for the dozen, and don't let her deduct more than a dollar for the upside- downness of the sleeves. - "Patty's Success", Carolyn Wells.
- A person whose food troubles him must deduct one article after another, till he learns, by experience, which is the best for digestion. - "The American Woman's Home", Catherine E. Beecher and Harriet Beecher Stowe.
- If we deduct the last measures from the first, the difference of aperture will give the complementary colour. - "Colour Measurement and Mixture", W. de W. Abney.