Synonyms of subtract


1. subtract, deduct, take off, calculate, cipher, cypher, compute, work out, reckon, figure

usage: make a subtraction; "subtract this amount from my paycheck"

2. subtract, reduce, cut down, cut back, trim, trim down, trim back, cut, bring down

usage: take off or away; "this prefix was subtracted when the word was borrowed from French"

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Definition and meaning of subtract (Dictionary)