verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of deduct
Examples from the Web for deducted
Liberian taxes will be initially be deducted, but “MAY be comp'd” considering the “high priority International situation.”
He said he worked about 25 hours a week earning $7.25 an hour and Mr. Cheung, his boss, deducted weekly rent of $75 from his pay.
She left an estate of £12,966,022 after inheritance tax of £8,502,330 was deducted.William Entitled to £10m from Diana's Will Next Month|Tom Sykes|May 14, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Most of the $125 billion being spent in and for Afghanistan could better be deducted from those bills.
Three States with their regiments and their coast-defenses had to be deducted at the very start.Banzai!|Ferdinand Heinrich Grautoff
The kinetic energy of these is deducted from the general energy of translation, and practically wasted.
When the sum is large, a draft should be procured, the cost of which may be deducted from the amount.Helen and Arthur|Caroline Lee Hentz
These sums represented the company's indebtedness to them for their labor, after the company had deducted rent and other charges.History of the Great American Fortunes, Vol. I|Myers Gustavus
And that evening when he paid her, he deducted the sixpence from the usual two shillings.The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists|Robert Tressell
British Dictionary definitions for deducted
Word Origin for deduct
Word Origin and History for deducted
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.