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Synonyms for subtractionsəbˈtræk ʃən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. subtraction, minus(noun)

    an arithmetic operation in which the difference between two numbers is calculated

    Synonyms:
    minus, subtraction, deduction

    Antonyms:
    addition

  2. subtraction, deduction(noun)

    the act of subtracting (removing a part from the whole)

    Synonyms:
    minus, price reduction, entailment, synthesis, tax write-off, subtraction, deduction, deductive reasoning, tax deduction, discount, implication

    Antonyms:
    addition

Editors Contribution

  1. decrementation

    subtraction of one

    "rely on the assumption that infinite decrementation of omega returns to the natural number realm."

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. subtraction(n.)

    Synonyms:
    deduction

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

embezzlement, abduction, subtract


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