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Another word for deduction

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Noun
  1. An amount deducted

      1. The act or process of reducing.
      2. The result of reducing:
      3. The amount by which something is lessened or diminished:
      1. A deduction from an amount to be paid or a return of part of an amount given in payment.
      2. To deduct or return (an amount) from a payment or bill.
      3. To lessen; diminish.
      1. To sell or offer for sale at a reduced price:
      2. To reduce in quantity or value:
      3. To deduct or subtract from a cost or price:
      1. Reduction in amount, degree, or intensity; diminution.
      2. The amount lowered; a reduction.
      3. The act of reducing something, such as a tax, for some period of time or of eliminating something, such as a nuisance, permanently.
    See also:

    increase

  2. A position arrived at by reasoning from premises or general principles

      1. The act or process of judging; the formation of an opinion after consideration or deliberation.
      2. An opinion or estimate formed after consideration or deliberation, especially a formal or authoritative decision:
      3. The mental ability to perceive and distinguish relationships; discernment:
      1. The act or process of deriving logical conclusions from premises known or assumed to be true.
      2. The act of reasoning from factual knowledge or evidence.
      3. Something inferred.
      1. Of, relating to, or of the nature of an illation.
      2. Expressing or preceding an inference. Used of a word.
      3. Of, relating to, or being a grammatical case indicating motion toward or into in some languages, as in Finnish Helsinkiin, “to Helsinki.”
      1. The act of inferring or drawing conclusions.
      2. A conclusion drawn; a deduction.
      1. The close or last part; the end or finish:
      2. The result or outcome of an act or process:
      3. A judgment or decision reached after deliberation.
    See also:

    reason

Another word for deduction

Noun
  1. The act of deducing

    See also:

    thought

  2. A conclusion

      1. A proposition that follows with little or no proof required from one already proven.
      2. A deduction or an inference.
      3. A natural consequence or effect; a result.
      1. The act or process of deriving logical conclusions from premises known or assumed to be true.
      2. The act of reasoning from factual knowledge or evidence.
      3. Something inferred.
      1. A spoken or written reply, as to a question.
      2. A correct reply.
      3. A solution, as to a problem.
      1. To happen as a consequence:
      2. To end in a particular way:
      3. Something that follows naturally from a particular action, operation, or course; a consequence or outcome.
  3. A reduction

      1. A cancellation of a worthless asset from a balance sheet.
      2. The amount canceled or lost.
      3. A downward adjustment in earnings or in the value of an asset on account of a loss or expense:
      1. To become or cause to become less or smaller, as in number, amount, or intensity.
      2. The act or process of decreasing.
      3. The amount by which something decreases.
      1. Reduction in amount, degree, or intensity; diminution.
      2. The amount lowered; a reduction.
      3. The act of reducing something, such as a tax, for some period of time or of eliminating something, such as a nuisance, permanently.
      1. The act or process of subtracting; deduction.
      2. The arithmetic operation of finding the difference between two quantities or numbers.