Crossword clues for deduct
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Deduct \De*duct"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Deducted; p. pr. & vb. n. Deducting.] [L. deductus, p. p. of deducere to deduct. See Deduce.]
To lead forth or out. [Obs.]
A people deducted out of the city of Philippos.
To take away, separate, or remove, in numbering, estimating, or calculating; to subtract; -- often with from or out of.
Deduct what is but vanity, or dress.
Two and a half per cent should be deducted out of the pay of the foreign troops.
We deduct from the computation of our years that part of our time which is spent in . . . infancy.
To reduce; to diminish. [Obs.] ``Do not deduct it to days.''
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
early 15c., from Latin deductus, past participle of deducere "lead down, bring away;" see deduce, with which it formerly was interchangeable. Technically, deduct refers to taking away portions or amounts; subtract to taking away numbers. Related: Deducted; deducting.
vb. To take one thing from another; remove from; make smaller by some amount.
Usage examples of "deduct".
A little man in the office downtown, all kind of bashful and double-talky, said nobody would want to embarrass General Scott or Miss Segnier, and what would she think if they let her deduct fifteen hundred and pay taxes on the rest?
Really, now-a woman trying to deduct three thousand dollars for entertaining General Scott.
Prescott, from which I would immediately deduct my one-third share, forty thousand dollars, forty thousand sweet smelling, crisply crinkling, beautifully off-green, satisfyingly stiff new dollar bills.
Accordingly, the Supreme Court held in 1871 that it was within the competence of Congress to deduct from the period limited by statute for the bringing of an action the time during which plaintiff had been unable to prosecute his suit in consequence of the Civil War.
State, equal to a specified percentage of such dividends, the corporation being required to deduct the tax from dividends payable to resident and nonresident shareholders and pay it over to the State.
In taxing the income of a nonresident, there is no denial of equal protection in limiting the deduction of losses to those sustained within the State, although residents are permitted to deduct all losses, wherever incurred.
To determine how much he could deduct from his corporate taxes by donating the thing to the IAA, said his enemies.
I doubt it-but she deducted three thousand dollars for entertaining General Scott last year.
But take him this message: Millicent Segnier deducted quite a bit of dough on her federal tax return for entertaining our friend.
Miss Segnier deducted three thousand and seventy-nine dollars for entertaining the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff last year.
He asked about the discrepancy between the amount Ruffing claimed to have given to Concannon and the amount actually received by CUP and whether Bissonette had deducted the full amount claimed on his tax returns, and Ruffing said he had.
United States upon the salary of an officer, to be deducted from the amount which otherwise would by law be payable as such salary, is a diminution of the compensation to be paid to him, which, in the case of the President of the United States, would be unconstitutional if the act of Congress levying the tax was passed during his official term.
This tax, though collected by the corporation, is on the transfer to a stockholder of his share of corporate dividends within the taxing State, and is deducted from said dividend payments.
His total debts, including his share of the partnership, were about 60 florins more than his assets, and after deducting an additional 200 florins each for himself and his mother, he had an official deficit of about 460 florins.
If we move Phobos, for example, automatic bookkeeping in the Bell Continuum would adjust descriptors for all particles moving within the galaxy, deducting a tiny amount of their total momentum, angular momentum, and kinetic energy.