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1. subtract

verb. ['səbˈtrækt'] make a subtraction.

Synonyms

  • cypher
  • reckon
  • compute
  • calculate
  • work out
  • figure
  • cipher
  • take off
  • carry back

Antonyms

  • decode
  • esteem
  • respect
  • exclude

Etymology

  • subtractus (Latin)

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Rhymes with Subtract

  • counterattacked
  • transact
  • protract
  • overreact
  • inexact
  • extract
  • distract
  • contract
  • abstract
  • retract
  • reenact
  • medfact
  • diffract
  • detract
  • compact
  • unpacked
  • repacked
  • redact
  • interact
  • intact
  • impact
  • exact
  • attract
  • whacked
  • tracked
  • tracht
  • stacked
  • snacked
  • smacked
  • slacked

How do you spell subtract? Is it substract ?

A common misspelling of subtract is substract

Sentences with subtract


1. Verb, base form
You cannot subtract your losses from your winnings and report the net difference in income.

2. Adjective
Next, subtract all deductions.

Quotes about subtract


1. as soon as we renounce fiction and illusion, we lose reality itself; the moment we subtract fictions from reality, reality itself loses its discursive-logical consistency.
- Slavoj Žižek, Tarrying with the Negative: Kant, Hegel, and the Critique of Ideology

2. If you wish to make Pythocles rich, do not add to his store of money, but subtract from his desires.
- Epicurus

2. subtract

verb. ['səbˈtrækt'] take off or away.

Synonyms

  • trim down
  • cut
  • bring down
  • trim
  • cut down
  • reduce
  • cut back

Antonyms

  • divide
  • multiply
  • integrate
  • differentiate

Etymology

  • subtractus (Latin)
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