|1.||[ noun ] (business) a reduction in the gross amount on which a tax is calculated; reduces taxes by the percentage fixed for the taxpayer's income bracket|
|Related terms:||decrease write-off exemption business_deduction tax_benefit|
|2.||[ noun ] the act of subtracting (removing a part from the whole)|
"he complained about the subtraction of money from their paychecks"
|Related terms:||addition decrease withholding bite subtract|
|3.||[ noun ] (psychology,logic) something that is inferred (deduced or entailed or implied)|
"his resignation had political implications"
|Related terms:||inference entail imply|
|4.||[ noun ] (business) an amount or percentage deducted|
|Related terms:||allowance trade_discount discount|
|5.||[ noun ] (psychology,logic) reasoning from the general to the particular (or from cause to effect)|
|Related terms:||reasoning syllogism deduce synthesize|
|6.||[ noun ] the act of reducing the selling price of merchandise|
|Related terms:||decrease discount|