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Deduction

De`duc´tion
n.1.Act or process of deducing or inferring.
The deduction of one language from another.
- Johnson.
This process, by which from two statements we deduce a third, is called deduction.
- J. R. Seely.
2.Act of deducting or taking away; subtraction; as, the deduction of the subtrahend from the minuend.
3.That which is deduced or drawn from premises by a process of reasoning; an inference; a conclusion.
4.That which is or may be deducted; the part taken away; abatement; as, a deduction from the yearly rent in compensation for services; deductions from income in calculating income taxes.
Noun1.deduction - a reduction in the gross amount on which a tax is calculated; reduces taxes by the percentage fixed for the taxpayer's income bracket
2.deduction - an amount or percentage deducted
Synonyms: discount
3.deduction - something that is inferred (deduced or entailed or implied); "his resignation had political implications"
4.deduction - reasoning from the general to the particular (or from cause to effect)
5.deduction - the act of subtracting (removing a part from the whole); "he complained about the subtraction of money from their paychecks"
Synonyms: subtraction
6.deduction - the act of reducing the selling price of merchandise
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