subtract from

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subtract something from (something else)

to deduct or take away something from something else. Please subtract the cost of the meal from my fee. I demanded that they subtract the extra charge from my bill.
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You subtract from the child's age the length of time it took the USCIS to process and approve the petition.
Subtract from that amount the cost of creating a perimeter of rigid foam (EPS-type) insulation.
Don't subtract from the healthy benefits of running by increasing your risk for skin cancer.
Peculiar velocity can either add or subtract from the expansion velocity.
Subtract from the total of the IRD items the deductions from the gross estate for claims that represent the deductions and credits in respect of the decedent.
This current, a spurious signal generated even when no light falls on a detector, is common and usually easy to subtract from a CCD image.