HyperDic: deduct

English > 3 senses of the word deduct:
VERBcognitiondeduct, subtract, take offmake a subtraction
possessiondeduct, withhold, recoupretain and refrain from disbursing
cognitiondeduct, deduce, infer, derivereason by deduction
deduct > pronunciation
Soundsdihdah'kt
Rhymesabduct ... viaduct: 19 rhymes with ahkt...
English > deduct: 3 senses > verb 1, cognition
Meaningmake a subtraction.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s something
Synonymssubtract, take off
CategoryarithmeticThe branch of pure mathematics dealing with the theory of numerical calculations
Narrowercarry backDeduct a loss or an unused credit from taxable income for a prior period
Broadercalculate, cipher, cypher, compute, work out, reckon, figuremake a mathematical calculation or computation
Oppositeadd, add togethermake an addition by combining numbers
Spanishdeducir, descontar, desgravar, extraer, quitar, restar, substraer, sustraer
Catalandesgravar, extraure, extreure, restar, sostraure, sostreure, treure
Nounsdeductionthe act of subtracting (removing a part from the whole)
English > deduct: 3 senses > verb 2, possession
MeaningRetain and refrain from disbursing; of payments.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something from somebody
ModelThey deduct the money
Synonymswithhold, recoup
NarrowerdockDeduct from someone's wages
Broaderkeep, hold onRetain possession of
Spanishdeducir, descontar, desgravar, recobrar, retener
Catalandesgravar
Adjectivesdeductibleacceptable as a deduction (especially as a tax deduction)
English > deduct: 3 senses > verb 3, cognition
Meaningreason by deduction; establish by deduction.
PatternSomebody ----s that CLAUSE
Synonymsdeduce, infer, derive
Categorylogic, logical system, system of logicA system of reasoning
Narrowerelicitderive by reason
extrapolategain knowledge of (an area not known or experienced) by extrapolating
surmiseinfer / infer from incomplete evidence
Broaderreason, reason out, concludedecide by reasoning
Spanishdeducir, derivar, descontar, desgravar, inferir, provenir
Catalandeduir, desgravar, inferir, provenir
Nounsdeductionreasoning from the general to the particular (or from cause to effect)

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