deduct

  • 1 deduct — de‧duct [dɪˈdʌkt] verb [transitive] 1. to take away an amount from a total: • Brazil has about 48 million bags of coffee available for sale; from this, deduct about eight million bags for domestic use. 2. ACCOUNTING to take away an amount from an …

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  • 2 Deduct — De*duct , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Deducted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Deducting}.] [L. deductus, p. p. of deducere to deduct. See {Deduce}.] 1. To lead forth or out. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] A people deducted out of the city of Philippos. Udall. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 deduct — deduct, subtract mean to take away one quantity from another. Deduct usually is used in reference to amounts (as of costs, payments, or credits) while subtract is used in reference to numbers or to figures obtained by a computation or calculation …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 4 deduct — de·duct vt: to take away (an amount) from a total; specif: to take as a deduction must be capitalized...rather than immediately deduct ed D. Q. Posin compare amortize Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …

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  • 5 deduct — (v.) early 15c., from L. deductus, pp. of deducere lead down, bring away; see DEDUCE (Cf. deduce), with which it formerly was interchangeable. Technically, deduct refers to taking away portions or amounts; subtract to taking away numbers. Related …

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  • 6 deduct — [v] take away or out; reduce abstract, allow, bate, cut back, decrease by, diminish, discount, dock, draw back, knock off, lessen, rebate, reduce, remove, roll back, subtract, take, take from, take off, withdraw, write off; concepts 236,247 Ant.… …

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  • 7 deduct — ► VERB ▪ subtract or take away from a total. ORIGIN Latin deducere to take or lead away …

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  • 8 deduct — [dē dukt′, didukt′] vt. [ME deducten < L deductus, pp. of deducere: see DEDUCE] to take away or subtract (a quantity) …

    English World dictionary

  • 9 deduct — 01. Because she has to travel all over the place for her work , she can [deduct] her car as a business expense. 02. If you hand your assignment in late, I will [deduct] 5% for each day it is overdue. 03. The profits are lower than they appear… …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 10 deduct — UK [dɪˈdʌkt] / US verb [transitive] Word forms deduct : present tense I/you/we/they deduct he/she/it deducts present participle deducting past tense deducted past participle deducted to take an amount or number from a total deduct something from… …

    English dictionary

  • 11 deduct — v. (D; tr.) to deduct from (to deduct a tax from one s wages) * * * [dɪ dʌkt] (D;tr.) to deductfrom (to deducta tax from one s wages) …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 12 deduct — /dɪ dʌkt/ verb to take money away from a total ● to deduct £3 from the price ● to deduct a sum for expenses ● After deducting costs the gross margin is only 23%. ● Expenses are still to be deducted. ♦ tax deducted at source tax which is removed… …

    Dictionary of banking and finance

  • 13 deduct — /di dukt /, v.t. 1. to take away, as from a sum or amount: Once you deduct your expenses, there is nothing left. v.i. 2. detract; abate (usually fol. by from): The rocky soil deducts from the value of his property. [1375 1425; late ME < L… …

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  • 14 deduct — verb To take one thing from another; remove from; make smaller by some amount. I will deduct the cost of the can of peas from the money I owe you. See Also: deduce, deduction …

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  • 15 deduct — See deduce, deduct …

    Dictionary of problem words and expressions

  • 16 deduct — verb ADVERB ▪ at source (BrE) ▪ Tax is deducted at source. ▪ automatically ▪ This amount will be automatically deducted from your salary. PREPOSITION …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 17 deduct — de|duct [dıˈdʌkt] v [T] [Date: 1400 1500; : Latin; Origin: deductus, past participle of deducere; DEDUCE] to take away an amount or part from a total = ↑subtract deduct sth from sth ▪ The payments will be deducted from your salary. >deductible …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 18 deduct — de|duct [ dı dʌkt ] verb transitive to take an amount or number from a total: deduct something from something: Nothing will be deducted from your pay without your consent …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 19 deduct — [[t]dɪdʌ̱kt[/t]] deducts, deducting, deducted VERB When you deduct an amount from a total, you subtract it from the total. [V n from n] The company deducted this payment from his compensation... [be V ed] Up to 5% of marks in the exams will be… …

    English dictionary

  • 20 deduct — verb subtract or take away from a total. Origin ME: from L. deduct , deducere take or lead away …

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