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Synonyms for subtract
səbˈtræktsub·tract

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. subtract

    Synonyms:
    abstract, deduct, diminish, dissever, lessen, reduce, remove, withdraw

    Antonyms:
    add, adjoin, affix, amplify, annex, append, attach, augment, cast up, enlarge, extend, increase, join on, make up, subjoin, sum up

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. subtract

    Synonyms:
    withdraw, remove, deduct, take

    Antonyms:
    add, import, adduce, give, bring

Princeton's WordNet

  1. subtract, deduct, take offverb

    make a subtraction

    "subtract this amount from my paycheck"

    Synonyms:
    derive, set forth, infer, take off, start out, take time off, part, start, lift off, deduct, get off the ground, depart, withhold, recoup, set out, deduce, set off

    Antonyms:
    add, add together

  2. subtractverb

    take off or away

    "this prefix was subtracted when the word was borrowed from French"

    Synonyms:
    take off, deduct

    Antonyms:
    add together, add

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. subtractverb

    Synonyms:
    deduct, withdraw, take, take away

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "subtract":

    deduct, subtraction

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#207part
#246take
#474start
#1475abstract
#1651remove
#2036reduce
#10105depart
#10524withdraw
#13184derive
#20729subtract
#21475diminish
#22480deduct
#23641withhold
#24816infer
#25048lessen
#25516subtraction
#35045deduce
#48321recoup

How to use subtract in a sentence?

  1. Fran Lebowitz:

    If you are truly serious about preparing your child for the future, don't teach him to subtract -- teach him to deduct.

  2. Steen Jakobsen:

    Shale gas and shale oil have added around 0.5 percent to GDP per year in my model, and I think it will now subtract 0.5 to 1.0 percent as projects become unprofitable and credit in the sector tanks.

  3. Mother Teresa:

    I never add up. I only subtract from the total dying... . . . It is not the magnitude of our actions but the amount of love that is put into them that matters.

  4. Joel Fitzgibbon:

    If we were to stop sending thermal coal to Asia tomorrow it would be replaced by something less efficient and would add to, not subtract from, global emissions.

  5. Jeb Bush:

    You got to get to 50 - or pretty close to it - to win. And to get to 50 you have to add, not subtract, and so you can't start subtracting in a primary, and then you always have to keep your eye on the fact that while you're doing that you can't be subtracting for the general.


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