Synonyms for (noun) deduction

Synonyms: deduction, subtraction

Definition: the act of subtracting (removing a part from the whole)

Usage: he complained about the subtraction of money from their paychecks

Similar words: decrease, diminution, reduction, step-down

Definition: the act of decreasing or reducing something


Synonyms: deduction, discount, price reduction

Definition: the act of reducing the selling price of merchandise

Similar words: decrease, diminution, reduction, step-down

Definition: the act of decreasing or reducing something


Synonyms: deduction, deductive reasoning, synthesis

Definition: reasoning from the general to the particular (or from cause to effect)

Similar words: abstract thought, logical thinking, reasoning

Definition: thinking that is coherent and logical


Synonyms: deduction, entailment, implication

Definition: something that is inferred (deduced or entailed or implied)

Usage: his resignation had political implications

Similar words: inference, illation

Definition: the reasoning involved in drawing a conclusion or making a logical judgment on the basis of circumstantial evidence and prior conclusions rather than on the basis of direct observation


Synonyms: deduction, discount

Definition: an amount or percentage deducted

Similar words: allowance, adjustment

Definition: an amount added or deducted on the basis of qualifying circumstances

Usage: an allowance for profit


Synonyms: deduction, tax deduction, tax write-off

Definition: a reduction in the gross amount on which a tax is calculated; reduces taxes by the percentage fixed for the taxpayer's income bracket

Similar words: write-down, write-off

Definition: (accounting) reduction in the book value of an asset