Synonyms of 'take something away'
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When you deduct an amount from a total, you subtract it from the total.
Marks will be deducted for spelling mistakes.
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.
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