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deduction

noun

1 deduction

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

synonyms: tax deduction, tax write-off.

Roget 480: result, conclusion, upshot; deduction, inference, ergotism [Med.]; illation; corollary, porism; moral.    estimation, valuation, appreciation, judication; ... show more

Roget 463: experiment; essay etc. (attempt) 675; analysis etc. (investigation) 461; screen; trial, tentative method, t=atonnement.    verification, ... show more

Dutch: aftrekpost
Polish: ulga podatkowa



2 deduction

An amount or percentage deducted.

synonym: discount.

Roget 40a: decrement, discount, defect, loss, deduction; afterglow; eduction; waste.   

Dutch: discount, korting, rabat, reductie, remissie
Polish: potrącenie

3 deduction

Something that is inferred (deduced or entailed or implied).

synonyms: entailment, implication.

Dutch: conclusie
Polish: wywód

4 deduction

Reasoning from the general to the particular (or from cause to effect).

synonyms: deductive reasoning, synthesis.

Roget 476: reasoning ratiocination rationalism; dialectics, induction, generalization.    discussion, comment; ventilation; inquiry etc. 461.    argumentation, controversy, debate; ... show more

Polish: dedukcja, rozumowanie dedukcyjne, wnioskowanie dedukcyjne

5 deduction

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

synonym: subtraction.

Roget 38: subtraction, subduction; deduction, retrenchment; removal, withdrawal; ablation, sublation; abstraction etc. (taking) 789; garbling, ... show more

Dutch: aftrek, aftrekking
Polish: odejmowanie, ujmowanie

6 deduction

The act of reducing the selling price of merchandise.

synonyms: discount, price reduction.

Dutch: aftrek, discount, franchise, omzetpremie, rabat, reductie, remissie, vermindering
Polish: zniżka


Moby thesaurus: Baconian method, a fortiori reasoning, a posteriori reasoning, a priori reasoning, abatement, ablation, abrasion, abridgment, abstraction, accord, addition, adjunct, affairs, affiliation, affinity, agio, alleviation, alliance, allowance, analysis ... show more.

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