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deduct (something) from (something)

To subtract something from something else. This phrase is commonly used with financial transactions. You can deduct all of your travel expenses from the corporate account.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2022 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

deduct (something) from (something else)

to subtract an amount from another amount. Are you going to deduct this from your income taxes? Mr. Wilson deducted the discount from the bill.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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