"deduction" Definition

  1. n. Act or process of deducing or inferring.
  2. n. Act of deducting or taking away; subtraction; as, the deduction of the subtrahend from the minuend.
  3. n. That which is deduced or drawn from premises by a process of reasoning; an inference; a conclusion.
  4. n. That which is deducted; the part taken away; abatement; as, a deduction from the yearly rent.

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Position in dictionary: 25069 of 111710 words.
Word Type: n., n., n., n.,
Words that start with "deduction": 1
Words that end with "deduction": 1
Words that contain "deduction": 1
Next words in dictionary: deductive, deductively, deductor, deduit, deduplication, deed, deed poll, deedful, deedless, deedy
Previous words in dictionary: deducting, deductible, deducted, deduct, deducive, deducing, deducibly, deducibleness, deducible, deducibility

English Dictionary Definition of deduction

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