Definitions for: Subtract

[v] make a subtraction

Webster (1913) Definition: Sub*tract", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Subtracted; p. pr.
& vb. n. Subtracting.] [L. subtractus, p. p. of subtrahere
to draw from beneath, withdraw, remove; sub under + trahere
to draw. See Trace, v. t., and cf. Substract.]
To withdraw, or take away, as a part from the whole; to
deduct; as, subtract 5 from 9, and the remainder is 4.

Synonyms: deduct, take off

Antonyms: add, add together

See Also: calculate, cipher, compute, cypher, figure, reckon, work out

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