Deduction

Definition of Deduction

De`duc´tion
n.1.Act or process of deducing or inferring.
The deduction of one language from another.
- Johnson.
This process, by which from two statements we deduce a third, is called deduction.
- J. R. Seely.
2.Act of deducting or taking away; subtraction; as, the deduction of the subtrahend from the minuend.
3.That which is deduced or drawn from premises by a process of reasoning; an inference; a conclusion.
Make fair deductions; see to what they mount.
- Pope.
4.That which is or may be deducted; the part taken away; abatement; as, a deduction from the yearly rent in compensation for services; deductions from income in calculating income taxes.

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