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Subtraction

Sub`trac´tion
n.1.The act or operation of subtracting or taking away a part.
2.(Math.) The taking of a lesser number or quantity from a greater of the same kind or denomination; an operation for finding the difference between two numbers or quantities.
3.(Law) The withdrawing or withholding from a person of some right to which he is entitled by law.
Noun1.subtraction - an arithmetic operation in which the difference between two numbers is calculated; "the subtraction of three from four leaves one"; "four minus three equals one"
Synonyms: minus
2.subtraction - the act of subtracting (removing a part from the whole); "he complained about the subtraction of money from their paychecks"
Synonyms: deduction
Antonyms:
addition - the act of adding one thing to another; "the addition of flowers created a pleasing effect"; "the addition of a leap day every four years"

SUBTRACTION. The act of withholding or detaining anything unlawfully.

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