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subtract

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of subtract

  1. to take away (an amount or number) from a total <if you subtract 10 from 23, you get 13> <you can subtract the time you spent daydreaming from your total homework time> Synonyms abate, deduct, knock off, take off Related Words decrease, diminish, discount, downsize, dwindle, knock down, lessen, lower, reduce; abbreviate, abridge, clip, crop, curtail, cut, cut back, cut down, dock, pare, prune, retrench, shorten, slash, trim, truncate, whittle Near Antonyms adjoin, annex, append; complement, supplement; enhance, heighten, intensify, magnify; aggrandize, amplify, augment, beef (up), boost, compound, enlarge, escalate, expand, increase, multiply, raise Antonyms add, tack (on)




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