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deduction

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of deduction

  1. 1 something that is or may be subtracted contestants get a deduction from their scores for every incorrect guess Synonyms of deduction abatement, discount, reduction Words Related to deduction giveback, kickback, rebate; dent, depreciation; decline, decrement, diminishment, diminution, drop, fall, loss; forfeit, forfeiture, penalty Near Antonyms of deduction accretion, accrual, augmentation, boost, gain, increase, increment, raise, rise; appreciation Antonyms of deduction accession, addition

  2. 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 of deduction subtractionWords Related to deduction discount, giveback, kickback, rebate; abatement, decline, decrement, detraction, diminishment, diminution, drop, fall, loss, reduction, shrinkage; curtailment, cut, cutbackNear Antonyms of deduction boost, enlargement, gain, increase, increment, raise, rise; accretion, accrual, accumulation, addendum, appendix, augmentation, supplement, supplementationAntonyms of deduction accession, addition

  3. 3 an opinion arrived at through a process of reasoning his impressive deduction of the correct answer from only a few hints Synonyms of deduction consequence, conclusion, determination, eduction, induction, inference, sequiturWords Related to deduction decision, deliverance, diagnosis, judgment (or judgement), resolution, ruling, verdict; conjecture, guess, surmise; assumption, presumption, supposition



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