Examples of deduct in a sentence
You can deduct up to $500 for money given to charity.
after deducting taxes, what's left is your net pay for the week
Origin and Etymology of deduct
Latin deductus, past participle of deducere
First Known Use: 15th century
DEDUCT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of deduct for English Language Learners
: to take away (something, especially an amount of money) from a total
DEDUCT Defined for Kids
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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