To take one thing from another; remove from; make smaller by some amount.
To recall or remove a motion from consideration in parliamentary procedure.
To do away with; eliminate:
To reduce in quantity or value:
Diminish is defined as to make something seem smaller or less important.
To deduct (withholding tax) from an employee's salary.
(Rare) To reduce; lessen
(Intransitive) To decrease in size, value, or amount. [First attested in 1325]
To constitute an addition:
To become or cause to become less or smaller, as in number, amount, or intensity.
Increase is defined as to become bigger or greater.
Find another word for subtracting. In this page you can discover 12 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for subtracting, like: deducting, withdrawing, removing, discounting, diminishing, withholding, taking, rebating, abating, adding and decreasing.