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Synonyms of deduction

Noun


1. tax write-off, tax deduction, deduction, write-off, write-down

usage: a reduction in the gross amount on which a tax is calculated; reduces taxes by the percentage fixed for the taxpayer's income bracket

2. deduction, discount, allowance, adjustment

usage: an amount or percentage deducted

3. deduction, entailment, implication, inference, illation

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

4. deduction, deductive reasoning, synthesis, reasoning, logical thinking, abstract thought

usage: reasoning from the general to the particular (or from cause to effect)

5. subtraction, deduction, decrease, diminution, reduction, step-down

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

6. discount, price reduction, deduction, decrease, diminution, reduction, step-down

usage: the act of reducing the selling price of merchandise

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