1. make a subtraction

- subtract this amount from my paycheck

Similar word(s): deduct

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

2. take off or away

- this prefix was subtracted when the word was borrowed from French

Definition categories: change, cut, reduce, trim

Sentences with subtract as a verb:

- If you subtract the $100 for gas and bridge toll, it was a fairly inexpensive trip.