See also: deduc't

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Etymology edit

Borrowed from Latin deductus, perfect passive participle of verb deducere (lead from).

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  • (UK) IPA(key): /dɪˈdʌkt/, /dɪˈdʊkt/
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  • Rhymes: -ʌkt

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deduct (third-person singular simple present deducts, present participle deducting, simple past and past participle deducted)

  1. To take one thing from another; remove from; make smaller or less by some amount.
    I will deduct the cost of the can of peas from the money I owe you.
    The player was deducted a point for violent conduct.

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