Definitions for deduction

Definitions for (noun) deduction

Main entry: deduction, subtraction

Definition: the act of subtracting (removing a part from the whole)

Usage: he complained about the subtraction of money from their paychecks

Main entry: deduction, discount, price reduction

Definition: the act of reducing the selling price of merchandise

Main entry: deduction, deductive reasoning, synthesis

Definition: reasoning from the general to the particular (or from cause to effect)

Main entry: deduction, entailment, implication

Definition: something that is inferred (deduced or entailed or implied)

Usage: his resignation had political implications

Main entry: deduction, discount

Definition: an amount or percentage deducted

Main entry: deduction, tax deduction, tax write-off

Definition: a reduction in the gross amount on which a tax is calculated; reduces taxes by the percentage fixed for the taxpayer's income bracket

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