HyperDic: deduction

English > 6 senses of the word deduction:
NOUNpossessiondeduction, tax write-off, tax deductiona reduction in the gross amount on which a tax is calculated
possessiondeduction, discountan amount or percentage deducted
cognitiondeduction, entailment, implicationsomething that is inferred / inferred / inferred (deduced or entailed or implied)
cognitiondeduction, deductive reasoning, synthesisreasoning from the general to the particular (or from cause to effect)
actdeduction, subtractionthe act of subtracting (removing a part from the whole)
actdeduction, discount, price reductionthe act of reducing the selling price of merchandise
deduction > pronunciation
Soundsdihdah'kshahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > deduction: 6 senses > noun 1, possession
MeaningA reduction in the gross amount on which a tax is calculated; reduces taxes by the percentage fixed for the taxpayer's income bracket.
Synonymstax write-off, tax deduction
Narrowerbusiness deductiontax write-off for expenses of doing business
exemptionA deduction allowed to a taxpayer because of his status (having certain dependents or being blind or being over 65 etc.)
tax benefit, tax breakA tax deduction that is granted in order to encourage a particular type of commercial activity
Broaderwrite-off, write-down(accounting) reduction in the book value of an asset
Spanishdeducción, desgravación
Catalandeducció, desgravació
English > deduction: 6 senses > noun 2, possession
MeaningAn amount or percentage deducted.
Synonymdiscount
Narrowertrade discountA discount from the list price of a commodity allowed by a manufacturer / manufacturer or wholesaler to a merchant
Broaderallowance, adjustmentAn amount added or deducted on the basis of qualifying circumstances
Spanishdescuento
Catalanrebaixa
English > deduction: 6 senses > noun 3, cognition
MeaningSomething that is inferred / inferred / inferred (deduced or entailed or implied).
Synonymsentailment, implication
Broaderinference, illationThe 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
Spanishconsecuencia, deducción, implicación
Catalanconseqüència, deducció, implicació
English > deduction: 6 senses > noun 4, cognition
Meaningreasoning from the general to the particular (or from cause to effect).
Synonymsdeductive reasoning, synthesis
Narrowersyllogismdeductive reasoning in which a conclusion is derived from two premises
Broaderreasoning, logical thinking, abstract thoughtThinking that is coherent and logical
Spanishdeducción, razonamiento deductivo
Catalansíntesi
Adjectivesdeductiverelating to logical deduction
Verbsdeduce, deductreason by deduction
deduceconclude by reasoning
English > deduction: 6 senses > noun 5, act
MeaningThe act of subtracting (removing a part from the whole).
Synonymsubtraction
NarrowerbiteA portion removed from the whole
withholdingThe act of deducting from an employee's salary
Broaderdecrease, diminution, reduction, step-downThe act of decreasing or reducing something
OppositeadditionThe act of adding one thing to another
Spanishresta, substracción, sustracción
Catalanresta, subtracció
Verbsdeductmake a subtraction
English > deduction: 6 senses > noun 6, act
MeaningThe act of reducing the selling price of merchandise.
Synonymsdiscount, price reduction
Broaderdecrease, diminution, reduction, step-downThe act of decreasing or reducing something
Spanishdescuento
Catalandeducció, descompte

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