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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*subtractus*withdrawn, from*subtrahere*to draw away from beneath, from sub- +*trahere*to draw]**subˈtracter**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.

**sub•tract′er,**

*n.*

## subtract

**Past participle:**subtracted

**Gerund:**subtracting

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Verb | 1. | 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" |

## subtract

## subtract

*verb*

Translations

**odečíst**

**odčítat**

**subtrahere**

**trække fra**

**vähentää**

**oduzeti**

**draga frá**

**引く**

**빼다**

**atimtis**

**atņemt**

aftrekken

**in mindering brengen****odšteti**

**subtrahera**

**ลบออกไป**

**trừ**

## subtract

[səbˈtrækt]*vt*→ soustraire, retrancher

to subtract three from five → retrancher trois de cinq

## subtract

*vti*→ abziehen, subtrahieren (

*from*von)

## 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.

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