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Definition of deduct verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    deduct

     verb
    verb
    NAmE//dɪˈdʌkt//
     
    [often passive]Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they deduct
     
    he / she / it deducts
     
    past simple deducted
     
    -ing form deducting
     
     
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  1. 1to take away money, points, etc., from a total amount synonym subtract
  2. 2 deduct something Ten points will be deducted for a wrong answer. deduct something from something The cost of your uniform will be deducted from your wages.
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