[ US /dɪˈdəkʃən/ ]
[ UK /dɪdˈʌkʃən/ ]
[ UK /dɪdˈʌkʃən/ ]
something that is inferred (deduced or entailed or implied)
his resignation had political implications
the act of subtracting (removing a part from the whole)
he complained about the subtraction of money from their paychecks
- an amount or percentage deducted
- the act of reducing the selling price of merchandise
- reasoning from the general to the particular (or from cause to effect)
- a reduction in the gross amount on which a tax is calculated; reduces taxes by the percentage fixed for the taxpayer's income bracket
How To Use deduction In A Sentence
- No deduction in pay is made for absence due to illness.
- It is best to set out all the circumstances that may lead to a deduction from wages and put these in the documentation you provide to employees. Times, Sunday Times
- He arrived at the solution by a simple process of deduction.
- Will the grower lose all expenses and other tax deductions relating to his or her small business or farming enterprise?
- In the absence of clear evidence that a spouse intends to sell or dispose of an asset or will be forced to do so, a court should not grant a deduction for notional sale or disposition costs.
- In ordinary life it is rare indeed for people to form their beliefs by a process of logical deduction from facts ascertained by a rigorous search for all available evidence and a judicious assessment of its probative value.
- The mortgage interest deduction promotes home ownership.
- During the national election campaign, Mr. Klein boasted he'd open more private clinics and begin a tax deduction based on income to raise more revenue.
- Yes, the transcendental deduction is not and cannot be based on direct evidence. Matthew Yglesias » Kinsley’s Transcendental Deduction of Hyperinflation
- Carry out tests or experiments on these deductions in order not to prove them but to refute them.