Deduct

De*duct"

(?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Deducted; p. pr. & vb. n. Deducting.] [L. deductus, p. p. of deducere to deduct. See Deduce.] 1. To lead forth or out. [Obs.]
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A people deducted out of the city of Philippos.
Udall.
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2. To take away, separate, or remove, in numbering, estimating, or calculating; to subtract; -- often with from or out of.
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Deduct what is but vanity, or dress.
Pope.
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Two and a half per cent should be deducted out of the pay of the foreign troops.
Bp. Burnet.
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We deduct from the computation of our years that part of our time which is spent in . . . infancy.
Norris.
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3. To reduce; to diminish. [Obs.] "Do not deduct it to days." Massinger.
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