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sub·tract

subtract

 
 
pronunciation:
sb traekt
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part of speech: verb
inflections: subtracts, subtracting, subtracted
definition: to take away from a whole or larger amount.
What do you get when you subtract ten from seventeen?The dentist recommended that I subtract candy from my diet.
 
antonyms:
add
similar words:
deduct, take
derivation: subtracter (n.)
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