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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

The act of subtracting (removing a part from the whole); The act of reducing the selling price of merchandise; Something that is inferred.

Usage examples (37)
  • We do not learn by inference and deduction and the application of mathematics to philosophy.
  • But that kind of deduction is almost purely an afterthought.
  • You seem to be saying the deduction is a wash as between buyer and seller, because the buyer is ultimately a seller.
  • The single biggest deduction is mortgage interest. for more
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