Definitions for deductiondɪˈdʌk ʃən
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
the process of deducting; subtraction.
something that may be deducted.
the act or process of deducing.
something that is deduced.
a process of reasoning in which a conclusion follows necessarily from the premises presented; inference from the general to the particular. a conclusion reached by this process.
Ref: Compare induction (def. 3). 4
Origin of deduction:
1400–50; < L
tax write-off, tax deduction, deduction(noun)
a reduction in the gross amount on which a tax is calculated; reduces taxes by the percentage fixed for the taxpayer's income bracket
an amount or percentage deducted
deduction, entailment, implication(noun)
something that is inferred (deduced or entailed or implied)
"his resignation had political implications"
deduction, deductive reasoning, synthesis(noun)
reasoning from the general to the particular (or from cause to effect)
the act of subtracting (removing a part from the whole)
"he complained about the subtraction of money from their paychecks"
discount, price reduction, deduction(noun)
the act of reducing the selling price of merchandise
That which is deducted; that which is subtracted or removed
A sum that can be removed from tax calculations; something that is written off
You might want to donate the old junk and just take the deduction.
A conclusion; that which is deduced, concluded or figured out
He arrived at the deduction that the butler didn't do it.
The ability or skill to deduce or figure out; the power of reason
Through his powers of deduction, he realized that the plan would never work.
A process of reasoning that moves from the general to the specific, in which a conclusion follows necessarily from the premises presented, so that the conclusion cannot be false if the premises are true.
A conclusion reached by this process
act or process of deducing or inferring
act of deducting or taking away; subtraction; as, the deduction of the subtrahend from the minuend
that which is deduced or drawn from premises by a process of reasoning; an inference; a conclusion
that which is deducted; the part taken away; abatement; as, a deduction from the yearly rent
Translations for deduction
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
the act of deducing.
- aftrekking, verminderingAfrikaans
- إستِخْلاص، إسْتِنْتاجArabic
- deduçãoPortuguese (BR)
- die SchlußfolgerungGerman
- udledning; slutningDanish
- συναγωγή συμπεράσματοςGreek
- نتیجه گیری؛ برداشتFarsi
- dedukcija, išprotavimasLithuanian
- dedukcija, secināšanaLatvian
- utledning, deduksjonNorwegian
- نتیجه گیری؛ برداشتPersian
- تعليل، كوالى، جلاوالى، تفريق.Pashto
- slutledning, härledningSwedish
- 推論Chinese (Trad.)
- віднімання; відрахуванняUkrainian
- عمل اخراجUrdu
- diễn dịchVietnamese
- 推论Chinese (Simp.)
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