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deduction

de·duc·tion

deduction

 
pronunciation:
dih duhk shn
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: something that is subtracted or deducted.
deductions from income
 
antonyms:
addition
similar words:
discount
definition 2: the act of subtracting or deducting.
antonyms:
addition
definition 3: the drawing of a conclusion by reasoning, esp. from given information, stated premises, or general principles. (Cf. induction.)
similar words:
consequence, derivation
definition 4: a conclusion reached by this process.
similar words:
conclusion, derivation
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derivation: deductive (adj.)
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