Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To withdraw; to take away.
  • v. To subtract by arithmetical operation; to deduct.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To withdraw; to take away.
  • transitive v. To subtract by arithmetical operation; to deduct.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To withdraw; take away; draw or lift up.
  • To subtract arithmetically.

Etymologies

Latin subdūcō ("I remove; I withdraw"). (Wiktionary)

Examples

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  • (v): to draw back; withdraw. (Math) to subtract.

    January 7, 2009