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sub·tract

 (səb-trăkt′)
v. sub·tract·ed, sub·tract·ing, sub·tracts
v.tr.
To take away; deduct.
v.intr.
To perform the arithmetic operation of subtraction.

[Latin subtrahere, subtract- : sub-, sub- + trahere, to draw.]

sub·tract′er n.

subtract

(səbˈtrækt)
vb
1. (Mathematics) to calculate the difference between (two numbers or quantities) by subtraction
2. to remove (a part of a thing, quantity, etc) from the whole
[C16: from Latin subtractus withdrawn, from subtrahere to draw away from beneath, from sub- + trahere to draw]
subˈtracter n

sub•tract

(səbˈtrækt)

v.t.
1. to withdraw or take away, as a part from a whole.
2. to take (one number or quantity) from another; deduct.
v.i.
3. to take away something or a part, as from a whole.
[1530–40; < Latin subtractus, past participle of subtrahere=sub- sub- + trahere to draw, drag]
sub•tract′er, n.

subtract


Past participle: subtracted
Gerund: subtracting

Imperative
subtract
subtract
Present
I subtract
you subtract
he/she/it subtracts
we subtract
you subtract
they subtract
Preterite
I subtracted
you subtracted
he/she/it subtracted
we subtracted
you subtracted
they subtracted
Present Continuous
I am subtracting
you are subtracting
he/she/it is subtracting
we are subtracting
you are subtracting
they are subtracting
Present Perfect
I have subtracted
you have subtracted
he/she/it has subtracted
we have subtracted
you have subtracted
they have subtracted
Past Continuous
I was subtracting
you were subtracting
he/she/it was subtracting
we were subtracting
you were subtracting
they were subtracting
Past Perfect
I had subtracted
you had subtracted
he/she/it had subtracted
we had subtracted
you had subtracted
they had subtracted
Future
I will subtract
you will subtract
he/she/it will subtract
we will subtract
you will subtract
they will subtract
Future Perfect
I will have subtracted
you will have subtracted
he/she/it will have subtracted
we will have subtracted
you will have subtracted
they will have subtracted
Future Continuous
I will be subtracting
you will be subtracting
he/she/it will be subtracting
we will be subtracting
you will be subtracting
they will be subtracting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been subtracting
you have been subtracting
he/she/it has been subtracting
we have been subtracting
you have been subtracting
they have been subtracting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been subtracting
you will have been subtracting
he/she/it will have been subtracting
we will have been subtracting
you will have been subtracting
they will have been subtracting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been subtracting
you had been subtracting
he/she/it had been subtracting
we had been subtracting
you had been subtracting
they had been subtracting
Conditional
I would subtract
you would subtract
he/she/it would subtract
we would subtract
you would subtract
they would subtract
Past Conditional
I would have subtracted
you would have subtracted
he/she/it would have subtracted
we would have subtracted
you would have subtracted
they would have subtracted
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.subtract - make a subtraction; "subtract this amount from my paycheck"
arithmetic - the branch of pure mathematics dealing with the theory of numerical calculations
compute, calculate, cipher, cypher, figure, reckon, work out - make a mathematical calculation or computation
carry back - deduct a loss or an unused credit from taxable income for a prior period
add together, add - make an addition by combining numbers; "Add 27 and 49, please!"
2.subtract - take off or away; "this prefix was subtracted when the word was borrowed from French"
cut down, reduce, trim back, trim down, cut, cut back, trim, bring down - cut down on; make a reduction in; "reduce your daily fat intake"; "The employer wants to cut back health benefits"

subtract

verb take away, take off, deduct, remove, withdraw, diminish, take from, detract Subtract the date of birth from the date of death.
add, add to, supplement, increase by, append

subtract

verb
To take away (a quantity) from another quantity:
Informal: knock off.
Translations
odečístodčítat
subtraheretrække fra
vähentää
oduzeti
draga frá
引く
빼다
atimtis
atņemt
aftrekkenin mindering brengen
odšteti
subtrahera
ลบออกไป
trừ

subtract

[səbˈtrækt]
A. VT (gen) → restar (fig) → sustraer
to subtract five from ninerestar cinco de nueve
B. VIrestar
it doesn't subtract from her beautyno le resta belleza

subtract

[səbˈtrækt] vtsoustraire, retrancher
to subtract three from five → retrancher trois de cinq

subtract

vtiabziehen, subtrahieren (from von)

subtract

[səbˈtrækt] vtsottrarre

subtract

(səbˈtrӕkt) verb
to take one number or quantity from another. If you subtract 5 from 8, 3 is left; In their first year at school, most children learn to add and subtract.
subˈtraction (-ʃən) noun

subtract

يَطْرَح odečíst trække fra subtrahieren αφαιρώ restar vähentää soustraire oduzeti sottrarre 引く 빼다 aftrekken trekke fra odjąć subtrair вычитать subtrahera ลบออกไป çıkarmak trừ 减去

subtract

vt, vi (arith) restar; Subtract 7 from 100..Reste 7 a 100.
References in classic literature ?
Besides, it would much subtract from the glory of the exploit had St.
which is to say, they were the nation, the actual Nation; they were about all of it that was useful, or worth sav- ing, or really respect-worthy, and to subtract them would have been to subtract the Nation and leave behind some dregs, some refuse, in the shape of a king, nobility and gentry, idle, unproductive, acquainted mainly with the arts of wasting and destroying, and of no sort of use or value in any rationally constructed world.
It will be found much better, in the long run, to do the thing in two days, and then subtract one of them from the narrative.
Emma Jane can add and subtract in her head like a streek of lightning and knows the speling book right through but has no thoughts of any kind.
Subtract its great men from a nation, and where is its greatness?
You only intend, then, to dispose of that part of your fortune which the law allows you to subtract from the inheritance of your son?
The result we proceed to divide, as you see, By Nine Hundred and Ninety Two: Then subtract Seventeen, and the answer must be Exactly and perfectly true.
I would not subtract anything from the praise that is due to philanthropy, but merely demand justice for all who by their lives and works are a blessing to mankind.
It was impossible to excuse a laborer who had gone home in the busy season because his father was dying, however sorry he might feel for him, and he must subtract from his pay those costly months of idleness.
Subtract 5 from what you have, giving you a number.
Subtract the date of birth (say1950) 2012 -1950 = 62 .
Potato the two-year-old Samoyed, Yixing City , is able to add, subtract, multiply and divide, even though he has no experience of professional training at all.