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Synonyms for subtract
səbˈtrækt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. subtract, deduct, take off(verb)

    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. subtract(verb)

    take off or away

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

    Synonyms:
    take off, deduct

    Antonyms:
    add together, add

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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. subtract(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    deduct, withdraw, take, take away

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "subtract":

    deduct, subtraction

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How to use subtract in a sentence?

  1. Vaninder Singh:

    Overall, what is clear to us is that the impact, will be limited in the near-term, but much more significant in the medium-term, we expect this event and what it represents to subtract as much as 0.3 percent from growth next year compared to our pre-event baseline and expect Asian central banks to respond with another round of easing.

  2. 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.

  3. Children's Defense Fund:

    Will your child learn to multiply before she learns to subtract

  4. 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.

  5. Fran Lebowitz:

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

Images & Illustrations of subtract

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