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deduct

subtract; take away from: I deduct my expenses.
Not to be confused with:
deduce – infer; draw a logical conclusion: I deduce that you are in agreement.

de·duct

 (dĭ-dŭkt′)
v. de·duct·ed, de·duct·ing, de·ducts
v.tr.
1. To take away (a quantity) from another; subtract.
2. To derive by deduction; deduce.
v.intr.
To take away a desirable part: Poor plumbing deducts from the value of the house.

[Middle English deducten, from Latin dēdūcere, dēduct-, to lead away or down; see deduce.]

deduct

(dɪˈdʌkt)
vb
(Mathematics) (tr) to take away or subtract (a number, quantity, part, etc): income tax is deducted from one's wages.
[C15: from Latin dēductus, past participle of dēdūcere to deduce]

de•duct

(dɪˈdʌkt)

v.t.
1. to take away from a total.
2. to deduce; infer.
v.i.
3. to detract.
[1375–1425; late Middle English < Latin dēductus brought down, withdrawn, past participle of dēdūcere; see deduce]

deduct


Past participle: deducted
Gerund: deducting

Imperative
deduct
deduct
Present
I deduct
you deduct
he/she/it deducts
we deduct
you deduct
they deduct
Preterite
I deducted
you deducted
he/she/it deducted
we deducted
you deducted
they deducted
Present Continuous
I am deducting
you are deducting
he/she/it is deducting
we are deducting
you are deducting
they are deducting
Present Perfect
I have deducted
you have deducted
he/she/it has deducted
we have deducted
you have deducted
they have deducted
Past Continuous
I was deducting
you were deducting
he/she/it was deducting
we were deducting
you were deducting
they were deducting
Past Perfect
I had deducted
you had deducted
he/she/it had deducted
we had deducted
you had deducted
they had deducted
Future
I will deduct
you will deduct
he/she/it will deduct
we will deduct
you will deduct
they will deduct
Future Perfect
I will have deducted
you will have deducted
he/she/it will have deducted
we will have deducted
you will have deducted
they will have deducted
Future Continuous
I will be deducting
you will be deducting
he/she/it will be deducting
we will be deducting
you will be deducting
they will be deducting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been deducting
you have been deducting
he/she/it has been deducting
we have been deducting
you have been deducting
they have been deducting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been deducting
you will have been deducting
he/she/it will have been deducting
we will have been deducting
you will have been deducting
they will have been deducting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been deducting
you had been deducting
he/she/it had been deducting
we had been deducting
you had been deducting
they had been deducting
Conditional
I would deduct
you would deduct
he/she/it would deduct
we would deduct
you would deduct
they would deduct
Past Conditional
I would have deducted
you would have deducted
he/she/it would have deducted
we would have deducted
you would have deducted
they would have deducted
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.deduct - 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
2.deduct - retain and refrain from disbursing; of payments; "My employer is withholding taxes"
keep, hold on - retain possession of; "Can I keep my old stuffed animals?"; "She kept her maiden name after she married"
dock - deduct from someone's wages
3.deduct - reason by deduction; establish by deduction
logical system, system of logic, logic - a system of reasoning
extrapolate - gain knowledge of (an area not known or experienced) by extrapolating
conclude, reason, reason out - decide by reasoning; draw or come to a conclusion; "We reasoned that it was cheaper to rent than to buy a house"
surmise - infer from incomplete evidence
elicit - derive by reason; "elicit a solution"

deduct

verb subtract, remove, take off, withdraw, take out, take from, take away, reduce by, knock off (informal), decrease by Marks will be deducted for spelling mistakes.
add, add to, enlarge

deduct

verb
1. To take away (a quantity) from another quantity:
Informal: knock off.
2. To arrive at (a conclusion) from evidence or reasoning:
Translations
يَحْسِم، يَخْصُميَقْتَطِعُ
odečístsrazit
fradragefratrækketrække fra
vähentää
oduzeti
levon
draga frá
差し引く
공제하다
išskaitymas
atskaitītatvilkt
dra av
ลบออก
trừ

deduct

[dɪˈdʌkt] VTrestar, descontar (from de) [+ tax] → deducir (from de)

deduct

[dɪˈdʌkt] vt [+ expenses, payments, tax, fees, money, interest, costs] → déduire
to deduct sth from [+ sum] → déduire qch de, retrancher qch de; [+ wage] → prélever qch sur, retenir qch sur
to be deducted from → être prélevé(e) sur
Tax will be deducted from your wages → Les taxes seront prélevées sur vos revenus.

deduct

vtabziehen (from von); (from wages also) → einbehalten; to deduct something from the priceetw vom Preis ablassen; to deduct something for expensesetw für Spesen zurückbehalten; to deduct income tax at sourceEinkommenssteuer einbehalten; after deducting 5%nach Abzug von 5%

deduct

[dɪˈdʌkt] vt to deduct (from) (gen) → dedurre (da); (from wages) → trattenere (su); (from price) → fare una riduzione (su) (Scol) (marks) → togliere (da)

deduct

(diˈdakt) verb
to subtract; to take away. They deducted the expenses from his salary.
deˈduction (-ʃən) noun
something that has been deducted. There were a lot of deductions from my salary this month.

deduct

يَقْتَطِعُ odečíst trække fra abziehen αφαιρώ deducir vähentää déduire oduzeti dedurre 差し引く 공제하다 aftrekken trekke fra potrącić subtrair вычитать dra av ลบออก çıkarmak trừ 扣除

deduct

vt. descontar; rebajar.
References in classic literature ?
His face blazed with wrath, and he shouted in stentorian tones that echoed down the universe, "I shall deduct the cost of those cuffs from your wages!" The pile of cuffs grew into a mountain, and Martin knew that he was doomed to toil for a thousand years to pay for them.
Deduct the board and hold the balance for me until I see you.
I would not, therefore, on my account, have you encumber one moment of your precious time by sending for her to Edward Street, especially as every visit is so much deducted from the grand affair of education, which I really wish to have attended to while she remains at Miss Summers's.
He deducted, however, from Passepartout's share the cost of the gas which had burned in his room for nineteen hundred and twenty hours, for the sake of regularity.
* A safe passage through the Northwest posts was guaranteed to such as did not choose to enter into the service of that Company, and the amount of wages due to them was to be deducted from the price paid for Astoria.
The trembling clown replied that as he lived and by the oath he had sworn (though he had not sworn any) it was not so much; for there were to be taken into account and deducted three pairs of shoes he had given him, and a real for two blood-lettings when he was sick.
Therefore a bad poet would, I grant, make a false critique, and his self-love would infallibly bias his little judgment in his favor; but a poet, who is indeed a poet, could not, I think, fail of making-a just critique; whatever should be deducted on the score of self-love might be replaced on account of his intimate acquaintance with the subject; in short, we have more instances of false criticism than of just where one's own writings are the test, simply because we have more bad poets than good.
Colbert, who deducted the other six thousand francs, condescended to allow me to take fifty pistoles as a gratification; so that, if it were not for my little estate at Montlezun, which brings me in twelve thousand francs a year, I could not have met my engagements."
Then there was well-bred economy, which in those days made show in dress the first item to be deducted from, when any margin was required for expenses more distinctive of rank.
I'll grease the surveyor's palm--give him a hundred rubles, or a hundred and fifty, and he'll reckon that there are some five desyatins of glade to be deducted. And he'll let it go for eight thousand.
This was a fine adjustment, for by working hammer-and- tongs through a twelve-hour day, after freight had been deducted from the selling price of the wood in Los Angeles, the wood-chopper received one dollar and sixty cents.
No; let the sum of twenty guineas which he had stolen be deducted from his share, and then let the sum of three guineas be put back from it, seeing that his mother had always considered three of the twenty guineas as his; and, though he had run away, and was, perhaps, gone across the sea, let the money be left to him all the same, and be kept in reserve for his possible return.