deduct

verb de·duct \ di-ˈdəkt , dē- \

Definition of deduct

transitive verb
1 :to take away (an amount) from a total :subtract

Examples of deduct in a Sentence

  1. You can deduct up to $500 for money given to charity.

  2. after deducting taxes, what's left is your net pay for the week

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Origin and Etymology of deduct

Latin deductus, past participle of deducere


DEDUCT Defined for English Language Learners

deduct

verb

Definition of deduct for English Language Learners

  • : to take away (something, especially an amount of money) from a total


DEDUCT Defined for Kids

deduct

verb de·duct \ di-ˈdəkt \

Definition of deduct for Students

deducted; deducting
:to take away an amount of something :subtract

Law Dictionary

deduct

transitive verb de·duct

legal Definition of deduct

:to take away (an amount) from a total; specifically :to take as a deduction
  • must be capitalized…rather than immediately deducted
  • —D. Q. Posin
— compare amortize


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