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Deduction
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This clue has been rated as VERY COMMON
We've rated Deduction as VERY COMMON as it is a very popular clue with cruciverbalists.

11 April 2021
Last seen in: Irish Independent - Simple

We found 14 answers for the crossword clue 'Deduction', the most recent of which was seen in the Irish Independent - Simple.

This clue looks to be a standard clue as in it's a NON-CRYPTIC crossword based on the publications in which we have recently seen it.

We have given Deduction a popularity rating of 'Very Common' because it has featured in a numerous crossword publications and has multiple answers.

As well as being a clue we've also seen Deduction as an answer itself some 33 times.

Deduction is a single word clue made up of 9 letters.

We most recently saw this clue in 'Irish Independent - Simple' on Tuesday, 28 April 2020 with the answer being INFERENCE, we also found INFERENCE to be the most popular answer for this clue.

We've seen this clue in the following publications:

Definitions and usage

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

Crossword Answers

5 Letters

LOGIC
Reasoned and reasonable judgment; "it made a certain kind of logic"

6 Letters

REBATE
A rectangular groove made to hold two pieces together

7 Letters

REMOVAL
Dismissal from office

8 Letters

DISCOUNT
The act of reducing the selling price of merchandise

STOPPAGE
The act of stopping something; "the third baseman made some remarkable stops"; "his stoppage of the flow resulted in a flood"

9 Letters

INFERENCE
The reasoning involved in drawing a conclusion or making a logical judgment on the basis of circumstantial evidence and prior conclusions rather than on the basis of direct observation

SYNTHESIS
Reasoning from the general to the particular (or from cause to effect)

10 Letters

ENTAILMENT
Something that is inferred (deduced or entailed or implied); "his resignation had political implications"

11 Letters

IMPLICATION
A meaning that is not expressly stated but can be inferred; "the significance of his remark became clear only later"; "the expectation was spread both by word and by implication"

SUBTRACTION
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"

TAXWRITEOFF

12 Letters

TAXDEDUCTION
A reduction in the gross amount on which a tax is calculated; reduces taxes by the percentage fixed for the taxpayer's income bracket

14 Letters

PRICEREDUCTION
The act of reducing the selling price of merchandise

18 Letters

DEDUCTIVEREASONING
Reasoning from the general to the particular (or from cause to effect)

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