Children's, Intermediate and Advanced Online English Dictionary & Thesaurus

Comprehensive
Dictionary Suite
Help
Help
Help
 
   
Display options
Show syllables
Show Lookup History
Double-Click Lookup
  Show Spanish support
 
Pronunciation
Wordsmyth
  Phonics
  IPA
 
Entry formats
Standard
  Classic
 
Lookup History
subtraction

sub·trac·tion

subtraction

pronunciation:
sb traek shn
features:
Word Parts
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act or process, or an instance, of subtracting.
antonyms:
addition
definition 2: the arithmetic process of deducting one number or quantity from another, or of finding the difference between two numbers or quantities.
antonyms:
addition
Word Parts
The word subtraction contains the following part: