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Meaning of SUBTRACT

Pronunciation:  sub'trakt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[v]  make a subtraction
 

SUBTRACT is a 8 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: deduct, take off
 
 Antonyms: add, add together
 
 See Also: calculate, cipher, compute, cypher, figure, reckon, work out

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 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.

 

 

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