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That can be deducted, especially with respect to income taxes: deductible expenses.
1. Something, such as an expense, that can be deducted, as for income-tax purposes.
a. A clause in an insurance policy that exempts the insurer from paying an initial specified amount in the event that the insured sustains a loss or must pay for services otherwise covered under the policy.
b. The specified amount that must be paid by the holder of such a policy.

de·duct′i·bil′i·ty n.


1. (Mathematics) capable of being deducted
2. (Accounting & Book-keeping) US and Canadian short for tax-deductible
(Insurance) insurance US and Canadian a specified contribution towards the cost of a claim, stipulated on certain insurance policies as being payable by the policyholder. Also called (in Britain and certain other countries): excess
deˌductiˈbility n


(dɪˈdʌk tə bəl)

1. capable of being deducted.
2. allowable as a tax deduction.
3. the amount for which the insured is liable on each claim made on an insurance policy.
de•duct`i•bil′i•ty, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.deductible - (taxes) an amount that can be deducted (especially for the purposes of calculating income tax)
revenue enhancement, tax, taxation - charge against a citizen's person or property or activity for the support of government
amount, amount of money, sum, sum of money - a quantity of money; "he borrowed a large sum"; "the amount he had in cash was insufficient"
2.deductible - a clause in an insurance policy that relieves the insurer of responsibility to pay the initial loss up to a stated amount
clause, article - a separate section of a legal document (as a statute or contract or will)
Adj.1.deductible - acceptable as a deduction (especially as a tax deduction)
revenue enhancement, tax, taxation - charge against a citizen's person or property or activity for the support of government
nondeductible - not allowable as a deduction


[dɪˈdʌktəbl] ADJdeducible, descontable; (for tax purposes) → desgravable, deducible


adjabziehbar; (= tax deductible)absetzbar


[dɪˈdʌktəbl] adjdeducibile


a. deducible.


n (insurance) deducible m, franquicia (esp. Esp); to reach your deductible..alcanzar el deducible (la franquicia)
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