Noun Definition


1.Definition: an arithmetic operation in which the difference between two numbers is calculated

"The subtraction of three from four leaves one", "Four minus three equals one"

Related Noun(s):minus

Category: General

2.Definition: the act of subtracting (removing a part from the whole)

"He complained about the subtraction of money from their paychecks"

Related Noun(s):deduction

Category: General