verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
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OTHER WORDS FROM subtractsub·tract·er, nounun·sub·tract·ed, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for subtract
So one approach was to precisely calculate the areas of the two spheres and subtract them.
That could help them work around those times or even mask the satellites’ light during exposure, and it could also be used in image processing to subtract satellite trails from the data itself.Satellite mega-constellations risk ruining astronomy forever|Neel Patel|September 2, 2020|MIT Technology Review
Quickly adjust the weight by adding or subtracting from the five removable pockets, which hold between one to five pounds.
This team also subtracted out the expected number of seasonal cases of other flu-like infections.Millions of likely U.S. COVID-19 cases have gone undiagnosed|Tina Hesman Saey|July 6, 2020|Science News For Students
To find out how much rock candy you made in each group, subtract the weight of each string at the beginning of the experiment from the weight of the candy-coated string.Rock Candy Science 2: No such thing as too much sugar|Bethany Brookshire|April 30, 2020|Science News For Students
Think of it as Game of Thrones—if you subtract the sex and violence and add drunken revelry and singing.
She knows exactly how to add or subtract hair for any style she wants, whenever she wants it.
“When a party is in the minority, it has to add, not subtract,” huffed Jennifer Rubin.The Bill Clinton and DLC Model For Reinventing the Republican Party|Will Marshall|March 14, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Subtract the wives, daughters, and widows and you are left with a fraction of that already small number.
“The unofficial formula we use is to go back to the year they were abused and subtract two years,” she explained.
To subtract a syllable from such feet is impossible; since it is only the last syllable that is capable of being subtracted.A Handbook of the English Language|Robert Gordon Latham
And these are the things to which he would give names and subtract them from, and compound them with one another.
First of all we must subtract a certain number of subjects who have been marked transferred.Mentally Defective Children|Alfred Binet
It is given here entire, for to subtract a word from it would be an irreparable injury.The Life and Genius of Nathaniel Hawthorne|Frank Preston Stearns
Must we subtract something from the original sum when we are called upon to meet a new demand?Aurora Floyd, Vol. III (of 3)|M. E. (Mary Elizabeth) Braddon