- 1to take away money, points, etc., from a total amount synonym subtract
- 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.
NAmE//dɪˈdʌkt//[often passive]Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they deduct
he / she / it deducts
past simple deducted
-ing form deducting