Middle English deductenfrom Latin dēdūceredēduct-to lead away or downdeduce
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
From Latindeductus, perfect passive participle of verb deducere (“lead from”).
Deduct Sentence Examples
With all reverence, an historical student has to deduct something from both these statements.
In addition, if you pay with a Visa or MasterCard, you can deduct 15 percent of the price; if you pay with cash, you can deduct 20 percent (see the Discount Schedule link in the AW Fireworks sidebar for more information).
Purchases deduct automatically from the account at the time of payment.
You can deduct second mortgage interest on your annual taxes.
With the new health insurance laws passed in 2010, self-employed and freelance taxpayers are entitled to deduct all of their medical expenses, even if a portion of their cost was covered under a health insurance plan.