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subtract

sub·tract

subtract

 
pronunciation:
sb traekt
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: subtracted, subtracting, subtracts
definition: to deduct or take away from a whole or larger quantity, esp. to deduct (one number) from another.
 
antonyms:
add
similar words:
deduct, dock, take
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to deduct some thing or number; do subtraction.
antonyms:
add
derivation: subtracter (n.)
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