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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

    "the subtraction of three from four leaves one"; "four minus three equals one"

    minus, subtraction, deduction


  2. subtraction, deduction(noun)

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

    "he complained about the subtraction of money from their paychecks"

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


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.)


PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

embezzlement, abduction, subtract

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