Is DEDUCTION a scrabble word?

Words with Friends :  YES

English International (SOWPODS) :  YES

Collins Scrabble Words :  YES

Official Tournament & Club Word List :  YES

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Definitions for the word 'deduction'


  1. DEDUCTION, the act of subtracting (removing a part from the whole)
  2. DEDUCTION, the act of reducing the selling price of merchandise
  3. DEDUCTION, reasoning from the general to the particular (or from cause to effect)
  4. DEDUCTION, something that is inferred (deduced or entailed or implied)
  5. DEDUCTION, an amount or percentage deducted
  6. DEDUCTION, a reduction in the gross amount on which a tax is calculated; reduces taxes by the percentage fixed for the taxpayer's income bracket
  7. DEDUCTION, the act of taking away something (such as an amount of money) from a total
  8. DEDUCTION, something (such as an amount of money) that is or can be subtracted from a total
  9. DEDUCTION, the act or process of using logic or reason to form a conclusion or opinion about something : the act or process of deducing something

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The word DEDUCTION is worth 13 points in Scrabble and 16 points in Words with Friends

How to use the word 'deduction' in a sentence

  1. The government is offering new tax deductions for small businesses.
  2. What is your pay after the deductions have been taken out?
  3. His guess was based on intuition rather than deduction.

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