Definitions For Deduction


  • The act of subtracting (removing a part from the whole)
  • The act of reducing the selling price of merchandise
  • Reasoning from the general to the particular (or from cause to effect)
  • Something that is inferred (deduced or entailed or implied)
  • An amount or percentage deducted
  • A reduction in the gross amount on which a tax is calculated; reduces taxes by the percentage fixed for the taxpayer's income bracket
  • The act of taking away something (such as an amount of money) from a total
  • Something (such as an amount of money) that is or can be subtracted from a total
  • The act or process of using logic or reason to form a conclusion or opinion about something : the act or process of deducing something

Is Deduction a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

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

Examples of Deduction in a Sentence

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

Synonyms for Deduction

Antonyms for Deduction

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