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subtract

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Maths, Numbers
subtractsub‧tract /səbˈtrækt/ verb [transitive]  HMto take a number or an amount from a larger number or amountadd, deduct, minussubtract something from something If you subtract 30 from 45, you get 15.
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subtractSubtract 12 from 32.To convert the temperature into Celsius, subtract 32, then multiply by 5 and divide by 9.Do not add unless you subtract.The sums are open to anyone who can add or subtract.It adjusts the heat needed to incubate the egg by adding to or subtracting from the amount of compost piled above it.Then the first image is subtracted from the second to show the regions of additional activity during reading.This extrapolation could be customized features could be changed and added or subtracted hence the term.To get the clean price we subtract the interest that has been accruing at the rate of d percent up to that day.Your child needs to agree that you may add or subtract to the list.Specific lysis was calculated by the standard formula and values in the absence of peptide subtracted to yield the values shown.subtract something from somethingIf you subtract 10 from 30, you get 20.
From Longman Business Dictionarysubtractsub‧tract /səbˈtrækt/ verb [transitive] to take a number or an amount from something largersubtract something from somethingSubtract 34% corporate tax from the total.→ See Verb table
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Verb table
subtract
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theysubtract
he, she, itsubtracts
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theysubtracted
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave subtracted
he, she, ithas subtracted
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad subtracted
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill subtract
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have subtracted
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam subtracting
he, she, itis subtracting
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you, we, theyare subtracting
Past
I, he, she, itwas subtracting
you, we, theywere subtracting
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been subtracting
he, she, ithas been subtracting
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been subtracting
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be subtracting
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been subtracting
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