Thesaurus

deduction

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of DEDUCTION

1
something that is or may be subtracted <contestants get a deduction from their scores for every incorrect guess>
2
the act or an instance of taking away from a total <the deduction of the amount awarded to the plaintiff in order to pay the legal fees>
Synonyms deduction
3
an opinion arrived at through a process of reasoning <his impressive deduction of the correct answer from only a few hints>

April 26, 2015
rococo Hear it
excessively ornate or intricate
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears