Synonyms of 'deduct'
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If you remove something from a place, you take it away.
Remove the cake from the oven.
If you subtract one number from another, you do a calculation in which you take it away from the other number. For example, if you subtract 3 from 5, you get 2.
Subtract the date of birth from the date of death.
Thesaurus for deduct from the Collins English Thesaurus
When you deduct an amount from a total , you subtract it from the total.