Deduct Definition

deducted, deducting, deducts
deducted, deducting, deducts
To take away or subtract (a quantity)
Webster's New World
To derive by deduction; deduce.
American Heritage
To take away a desirable part.
Poor plumbing deducts from the value of the house.
American Heritage

Origin of Deduct

  • Middle English deducten from Latin dēdūcere dēduct- to lead away or down deduce

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin deductus, perfect passive participle of verb deducere (“lead from”).

    From Wiktionary

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