Pronunciation: (di-dukt'), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/deduct.html on line 71 [key]
to take away, as from a sum or amount: Once you deduct your expenses, there is nothing left.
detract; abate (usually fol. by from): The rocky soil deducts from the value of his property.
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