Synonyms for subtraction

Synonyms for (noun) subtraction

Synonyms: deduction, subtraction

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

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

Similar words: decrease, diminution, reduction, step-down

Definition: the act of decreasing or reducing something


Synonyms: subtraction, minus

Definition: an arithmetic operation in which the difference between two numbers is calculated

Usage: the subtraction of three from four leaves one; four minus three equals one

Similar words: arithmetic operation

Definition: a mathematical operation involving numbers