deduce, deduct

deduce, deduct
To deduce is to reach a conclusion from something known or assumed: "The officer deduced that the criminal was a man." To deduct is "to take away from," "to subtract": "After you deduct your expenses, you will have little left." See also adduce.

Dictionary of problem words and expressions. . 1975.

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  • deduce — See adduce, deduce See deduce, deduct …   Dictionary of problem words and expressions

  • deduct — See deduce, deduct …   Dictionary of problem words and expressions

  • deduct — de·duct vt: to take away (an amount) from a total; specif: to take as a deduction must be capitalized...rather than immediately deduct ed D. Q. Posin compare amortize Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • Deduce — De*duce , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Deduced}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Deducing}.] [L. deducere; de + ducere to lead, draw. See {Duke}, and cf. {Deduct}.] 1. To lead forth. [A Latinism] [1913 Webster] He should hither deduce a colony. Selden. [1913 Webster] 2 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • deduct — (v.) early 15c., from L. deductus, pp. of deducere lead down, bring away; see DEDUCE (Cf. deduce), with which it formerly was interchangeable. Technically, deduct refers to taking away portions or amounts; subtract to taking away numbers. Related …   Etymology dictionary

  • Deduct — De*duct , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Deducted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Deducting}.] [L. deductus, p. p. of deducere to deduct. See {Deduce}.] 1. To lead forth or out. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] A people deducted out of the city of Philippos. Udall. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • deduce — I verb apply reason, arrive at a conclusion, ascertain, assume, calculate, come to a conclusion, conclude, conjecture, consider probable, construe, deduct, deem, derive, determine, divine, draw a conclusion, educe, extract, gather, guess, infer,… …   Law dictionary

  • deduct — [dē dukt′, didukt′] vt. [ME deducten < L deductus, pp. of deducere: see DEDUCE] to take away or subtract (a quantity) …   English World dictionary

  • deduce — [v] figure out, understand add up, analyze, assume, be afraid, boil down, cogitate, collect, conceive, conclude, consider, deduct, deem, derive, draw, fancy, figure, gather, glean, have a hunch*, imagine, infer, judge, make, make out, presume,… …   New thesaurus

  • deduct — /di dukt /, v.t. 1. to take away, as from a sum or amount: Once you deduct your expenses, there is nothing left. v.i. 2. detract; abate (usually fol. by from): The rocky soil deducts from the value of his property. [1375 1425; late ME < L… …   Universalium


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