Dictionary Results for deduction


1. 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

Synonym(s): tax_write-off, tax_deduction

Hypernym(s): write-off, write-down




2. deduction - noun

· an amount or percentage deducted

Synonym(s): discount

Hypernym(s): allowance, adjustment




3. deduction - noun

· something that is inferred (deduced or entailed or implied); "his resignation had political implications"

Synonym(s): entailment, implication

Hypernym(s): inference, illation




4. deduction - noun

· reasoning from the general to the particular (or from cause to effect)

Synonym(s): deductive_reasoning, synthesis

Hypernym(s): reasoning, logical_thinking, abstract_thought




5. deduction - noun

· the act of subtracting (removing a part from the whole); "he complained about the subtraction of money from their paychecks"

Synonym(s): subtraction

Hypernym(s): decrease, diminution, reduction, step-down




6. deduction - noun

· the act of reducing the selling price of merchandise

Synonym(s): discount, price_reduction

Hypernym(s): decrease, diminution, reduction, step-down





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