[n] the act of subtracting (removing a part from the whole); "he complained about the subtraction of money from their paychecks"
[n] the act of reducing the selling price of merchandise
[n] reasoning from the general to the particular (or from cause to effect)
[n] something that is inferred (deduced or entailed or implied); "his resignation had political implications"
[n] an amount or percentage deducted
[n] a reduction in the gross amount on which a tax is calculated; reduces taxes by the percentage fixed for the taxpayer's income bracket