# Subtraction synonyms

**subtraction**. In this page you can discover 5 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for

**subtraction**, like: deduction, subduction, diminution, discount and reduction.

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An amount that is or may be deducted:

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- (Logic) The process of reasoning in which a conclusion follows necessarily from the stated premises; inference by reasoning from the general to the specific.
- A monetary amount that a taxpayer is permitted by law or regulation to subtract from income when determining income tax. A monetary amount that a taxpayer is permitted by law or regulation to subtract from income when determining income tax.

A process of pulling something down

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- The muscular action needed to aim an eye downward
- A geologic process in which one edge of one lithospheric plate is forced below the edge of another. The denser of the two plates sinks beneath the other. As it descends, the plate often generates seismic and volcanic activity (from melting and upward migration of magma) in the overriding plate.

(Music) Statement of a theme in notes of lesser duration, usually one-half, of the original.

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- A diminishing or being diminished; lessening; decrease
- The resulting reduction; decrease.

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0 Find another word for **subtraction**. In this page you can discover 5 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for **subtraction**, like: deduction, subduction, diminution, discount and reduction.

Addition and Subtraction of Percentages.

Thus multiplication and division in the power-series correspond to addition and subtraction in the index-series, and vice versa.

- To find a square number which remains a square after the addition and subtraction of 5, put to our mathematician in presence of the emperor by John of Palermo, who, perhaps, was quite enough Leonardo's friend to set him such problems only as he had himself asked for.

Addition is the process of expressing (in numeration or notation) a whole, the parts of which have already been expressed; while, if a whole has been expressed and also a part or parts, subtraction is the process of expressing the remainder.

As an illustration, we may take the elementary processes of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.

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