Deduct

Definition of Deduct

De`duct´
v. t.1.To lead forth or out.
[imp. & p. p. Deducted; p. pr. & vb. n. Deducting.]
A people deducted out of the city of Philippos.
- Udall.
2.To take away, separate, or remove, in numbering, estimating, or calculating; to subtract; - often with from or out of.
Deduct what is but vanity, or dress.
- Pope.
Two and a half per cent should be deducted out of the pay of the foreign troops.
- Bp. Burnet.
We deduct from the computation of our years that part of our time which is spent in . . . infancy.
3.To reduce; to diminish.

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