1. make a subtraction

Similar word(s): subtract

Definition categories: cognition, calculate, cipher, compute, cypher, figure, reckon

2. retain and refrain from disbursing; of payments

Similar word(s): recoup, withhold

Definition categories: possession, keep

3. reason by deduction; establish by deduction

Similar word(s): deduce, derive, infer

Definition categories: cognition, conclude, reason

Sentences with deduct as a verb:

- I will deduct the cost of the can of peas from the money I owe you.