- v. present participle of subtract.
“Websites will put as many ads as they can without subtracting from the user experience, whether they are targeted or not.”
“These subatomic events are cancelling out the equivalent temporal components of time and anti-time, thereby ‘subtracting from the universe another quantum from its total store of time’ and depleting ‘the time-store available to the materials of our own solar system’.”
“The murder mystery feels unnecessary and too standardized subtracting from the overall theme of racism due to skin color or religion on board a US Navy WW II vessel.”
“It seems similar, but if you are only allowed to tax income, it’s really very different because the 16th Amendment only allows the government to tax income, so subtracting from the amount owed is very different from adding to the amount owed.”
“The net gain, in the latter case, is determined by subtracting from the gross sale proceeds the seller’s tax basis in the shares sold, adjusted for inflation and other factors as determined in the LISR.”
“Since I mark questions on an exam by 'subtracting' points from the total for the question, rather than 'giving' points.”
“It's not simply a case of 'subtracting' from elements of knowledge, initially we were left with a big gap between what nature could explain and what we were seeing, but the theory of anthropogenic global warming has been able to fill this gap, and so thus far it is the best theory there is.”
“Then, we can be productive by adding or subtracting to the ice line, and hence the glaciers worldwide, like a rainbird system, delivering the proper amont of water to each contient.”
“If the state imposed a recycling deposit on fertilizer and plant food, and then (after subtracting the cost of overhead to administer the program) refunded the fee for recycled clippings, you would have people lining up to do yardwork for you.”
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