Definition of "deduct"
  1. Refers to the removal of a particular sum from an overall total
How to use "deduct" in a sentence
  1. After calculating all expenses, the company was allowed to deduct this amount from their total earnings for tax purposes.
  2. Accountants often deduct business costs to reduce the amount of taxable income.
  3. The amount of the discount was deducted from the original price of the product, making it more affordable.

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