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    deduction - Dictionary definition and meaning for word deduction

    (noun) a reduction in the gross amount on which a tax is calculated; reduces taxes by the percentage fixed for the taxpayer's income bracket Definition
    (noun) an amount or percentage deducted
    Synonyms : discount
    (noun) something that is inferred (deduced or entailed or implied)
    Synonyms : entailment , implication
    Example Sentence
    • his resignation had political implications
    (noun) reasoning from the general to the particular (or from cause to effect) Definition
    (noun) the act of subtracting (removing a part from the whole)
    Synonyms : subtraction
    Example Sentence
    • he complained about the subtraction of money from their paychecks
    (noun) the act of reducing the selling price of merchandise
    Synonyms : discount , price reduction
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