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subtracts

verb
present tense third-person singular of subtract

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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

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“Subtracts.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/subtracts. Accessed 20 Oct. 2021.

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