What is another word for subtraction?
215 synonyms foundPronunciation:
[ s_ʌ_b_t_ɹ_ˈa_k_ʃ_ə_n], [ sʌbtɹˈakʃən], [ sʌbtɹˈakʃən]Table of Contents
Similar words for subtraction: decrease (noun)
 decrement (noun)
 deduction (noun)
 discount (noun)
 mathematics (noun)
 minus (noun)
 rebate (noun)
 reduction (noun)
 subtraction (noun)
 other synonyms
 other relevant words
Definition for Subtraction:
 The taking of a lesser number or quantity from a greater of the same kind or denomination; an operation for finding the difference between two numbers or quantities.
Synonyms for Subtraction:
n.
•decrease (noun) •decrement (noun) •deduction (noun) depreciation,
 diminution,
 allowance,
 cut,
 withdrawal,
 abatement,
 excision,
 subduction,
 abstraction,
 credit,
 removal.
 salvage,
 percentage,
 modification,
 concession,
 something off,
 remission,
 drawback,
 qualification,
 markdown,
 knockoff,
 knockoff,
 commission,
 premium,
 tares,
 cut rate,
 rollbacks,
 tare,
 exemption,
 rollback.
 numbers,
 trigonometries,
 figures,
 arithmetic,
 calculus,
 geometry,
 Geometries,
 maths,
 algebra,
 algebras,
 math,
 Calculi,
 trigonometry.
Other synonyms:
•Other relevant words: minuend,
 doff,
 lack,
 deduce,
 decrescence,
 derive,
 significance,
 letup,
 abridgment,
 interpolation,
 approximation,
 subtrahend,
 dying,
 proportion,
 price reduction,
 dying off,
 deduct,
 deprivation,
 caption,
 arithmetic operation,
 reception,
 mitigation,
 detachment,
 Disarticulation,
 declension,
 equations,
 Garbling,
 apprehension,
 segmentation,
 Subtracting,
 involution,
 abrasion,
 fade out,
 refinement,
 notation,
 Sublation,
 disjunction,
 evolution,
 Deprehension,
 shrinking,
 synthesis,
 taking food,
 disengagement,
 seizure,
 deductive reasoning,
 depart,
 erosion,
 practises,
 discontinuity,
 entailment,
 divorce,
 differentiation,
 ablation,
 nonunion,
 infer,
 blank,
 integration,
 coarctation,
 retrenchment,
 taking away,
 nonoccurrence,
 abscission,
 appropriation,
 implication,
 capture,
 simplicity,
 leave,
 Detruncation,
 mutilation,
 nonexistence,
 alienation,
 alleviation,
 scaling down,
 disassociation,
 estimation,
 abduction,
 subtract,
 conclusion,
 purification,
 ejection,
 division,
 practice,
 decreasing,
 amputation,
 extenuation,
 relaxation,
 weakening,
 notations,
 Recision,
 exclusion,
 calculate,
 equation,
 parting,
 Disjointing,
 taking,
 absence,
 withhold,
 Substraction,
 luxation,
 deflation,
 partition,
 inversion,
 multiplication,
 awayness,
 deglutition,
 reduce,
 diminishing,
 Abreption,
 dislocation,
 separation,
 depression,
 isolation,
 takeaway,
 sagging,
 prehension,
 attenuation,
 Separatism,
 disunion,
 zoning,
 incoherence,
 want,
 shortening,
 Damping,
 disconnectedness,
 tax deduction,
 rule of three,
 calculation,
 transformation,
 miniaturization,
 divorcement,
 extrapolation,
 Prensation,
 subtractions,
 subdivision,
 elimination,
 add,
 fusion,
 expropriation,
 recoup,
 contraction,
 disconnection,
 Languishment,
 start,
 dampening,
 Ademption.
Paraphrases for Subtraction:
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Forward Entailment

Noun, singular or mass
subtract.

Noun, singular or mass

Independent

Noun, singular or mass
removal, remainder, theft, withdrawal.

Noun, singular or mass

Other Related

Noun, singular or mass
abduction, embezzlement, minus.

Noun, singular or mass
Antonyms for Subtraction:

n.

act
addition.

Other antonyms:
boost, supplementation, enlargement, accession, appendix, accumulation.

act
Subtraction Sentence Examples:

This nothingness has its part equal to the whole and the whole to the part, and the divisible to the indivisible, and produces the same result by addition or subtraction, or if it be divided or multiplied,  as is proved by arithmeticians by their tenth character, which represents nothing.

Simply because they will not stop to use what little addition and subtraction they possess.
Hypernym for Subtraction:
n.

act
bite, withholding.

act
Hyponym for Subtraction:
n.

act
stepdown, diminution, reduction, decrease.

act