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Definition of Subtraction


  1. The act or operation of subtracting or taking away a part.
  2. The taking of a lesser number or quantity from a greater of the same kind or denomination; an operation for finding the difference between two numbers or quantities.
  3. The withdrawing or withholding from a person of some right to which he is entitled by law.

Subtraction Translations

subtraction in Dutch is aftrekking
subtraction in German is Abzug {m}, Abzug {m}, Subtraktion {f}
subtraction in Swedish is subtraktion