Meaning of “subtract” in the English Dictionary

"subtract" in British English

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subtractverb [ T ]

uk /səbˈtrækt/ us /səbˈtrækt/

to remove a number from another number:

Four subtracted from ten equals six.

(Definition of “subtract” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"subtract" in American English

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subtractverb [ T ]

us /səbˈtrækt/

mathematics to take a number or amount away from another number or amount:

Four subtracted from ten equals six.

(Definition of “subtract” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"subtract" in Business English

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subtractverb [ T ]

uk /səbˈtrækt/ us

to take a number or amount away from another number or amount:

subtract sth from sth The costs of manufacturing are subtracted from revenue.
subtraction

Net output can be calculated by subtraction.

(Definition of “subtract” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)