|EXPAND YOUR VERB POWER
The correct answer is subtract.
The correct answer is (B) To subtract. To take away; detract. To abate. To take (an amount) away; to abate.
Deduct comes from Latin deducere (to lead away).
Examples of use:
- It is permissible to deduct these expenses from taxable income.
- That incident certainly deducted from our enjoyment.