I. WORDS EXPRESSING ABSTRACT RELATIONS

III. QUANTITY

3. CONJUNCTIVE QUANTITY
Nonaddition. Subduction.

[Antonyms: addition.]

[Nouns] nonaddition, subduction, subtraction; deduction, retrenchment; removal; ablation, sublation; abstraction (taking) [more]; garbling, mutilation, detruncation; amputation; abscision, excision, recision; curtailment [more]; minuend, subtrahend; decrease [more]; abrasion.

[Verbs] subduct, subtract; deduct, deduce; bate, retrench; remove, withdraw; take from, take away; detract.

garble, mutilate, amputate, detruncate; cut off, cut away, cut out; abscind, excise; pare, thin, prune, decimate; abrade, scrape, file; geld, castrate; eliminate.

diminish [more]; curtail (shorten) [more]; deprive of (take) [more]; weaken.

[Adjectives] subtracted; subtractive.

[Adverbs] in deduction; less; short of; minus, without, except, excepting, with the exception of, barring, save, exclusive of, save and except, with a reservation.

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