verb (used with object)
to take away, as from a sum or amount:
Once you deduct your expenses, there is nothing left.
verb (used without object)
detract; abate (usually followed by from):
The rocky soil deducts from the value of his property.
(transitive) to take away or subtract (a number, quantity, part, etc): income tax is deducted from one’s wages
adjective 1. capable of being deducted. 2. allowable as a tax deduction: Charitable contributions are deductible expenses. noun 3. the amount for which the insured is liable on each loss, injury, etc., before an insurance company will make payment: The deductible on our medical coverage has been raised from $50 to $100 per illness. adjective […]
adjective 1. based on deduction from accepted premises, as in deductive argument; deductive reasoning. adjective 1. of or relating to deduction: deductive reasoning
noun 1. something that is done, performed, or accomplished; an act: Do a good deed every day. 2. an exploit or achievement; feat: brave deeds. 3. Often, deeds. an act or gesture, especially as illustrative of intentions, one’s character, or the like: Her deeds speak for themselves. 4. Law. a writing or document executed under […]
adjective, deeper, deepest. 1. extending far down from the top or surface: a deep well; a deep valley. 2. extending far in or back from the front or from an edge, surface, opening, etc., considered as the front: a deep shelf. 3. extending far in width; broad: deep lace; a deep border. 4. ranging far […]