Definition of subtract:
withhold, determine, clear, recoup, dislodge, prove, add up, reckon, deduct, estimate, remove, take time off, compute, set off, lift off, set out, project, sweep away, weed out, assess, calculate, knock off, infer, flush out, take away, start out, count, derive, deduce, depart, get out, get off the ground, take off, increase, rebate, take, start, extract, part, abate, set forth.
- "Ways of Nature", John Burroughs.
- "The Road to Understanding", Eleanor H. Porter.
When ye come t' multiply love by experience, an' subtract vanity an' add peace, an' square the remainder, an' then divide by the number o' days in thy life- it is a pretty problem, an' the result may be much or little, an' ye reach it- He paused a moment, thoughtfully puffing the smoke.- "Darrel of the Blessed Isles", Irving Bacheller.