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1. deduction

noun. ['dɪˈdʌkʃən'] 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 write-off
  • business deduction
  • tax deduction
  • exemption
  • tax break
  • write-off
  • write-down

Antonyms

  • synthesis
  • analysis
  • irrational
  • accept

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Rhymes with Deduction

  • reintroduction
  • reconstruction
  • deconstruction
  • overproduction
  • reproduction
  • introduction
  • construction
  • obstruction
  • instruction
  • destruction
  • conduction
  • seduction
  • reduction
  • production
  • induction
  • abduction
  • suction

How do you pronounce deduction?

Pronounce deduction as dɪˈdəkʃən.

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Sentences with deduction


1. Noun, singular or mass
A Roth IRA is a personal investment account that does not allow for the tax deduction of contributions.

Quotes about deduction


1. HOW CAN YOU KNOW THIS?” the Voice demanded.“I look at things and think about them,” Folly replied. “And use my intuition, of course, and deduction and induction, as well as any historical or theoretical models that seem to apply.
- Jim Butcher, The Aeronaut's Windlass

2. deduction

noun. ['dɪˈdʌkʃən'] reasoning from the general to the particular (or from cause to effect).

Synonyms

  • abstract thought
  • syllogism
  • synthesis
  • reasoning
  • deductive reasoning

Antonyms

  • inflate
  • accelerate
  • stretch
  • expand

3. deduction

noun. ['dɪˈdʌkʃən'] something that is inferred (deduced or entailed or implied).

Synonyms

  • implication
  • illation
  • inference

Antonyms

  • lengthen
  • strengthen
  • crescendo
  • maximise

4. deduction

noun. ['dɪˈdʌkʃən'] the act of subtracting (removing a part from the whole).

Synonyms

  • step-down
  • decrease
  • withholding
  • diminution
  • subtraction
  • reduction

Antonyms

  • increase
  • susceptibility
  • failure
  • strengthening

5. deduction

noun. ['dɪˈdʌkʃən'] an amount or percentage deducted.

Synonyms

  • discount
  • adjustment
  • trade discount

Antonyms

  • escalate
  • waxing
  • widening
  • increment

6. deduction

noun. ['dɪˈdʌkʃən'] the act of reducing the selling price of merchandise.

Synonyms

  • discount
  • decrease
  • price reduction
  • diminution
  • reduction

Antonyms

  • appreciation
  • classification
  • inflation
  • expansion
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