Sub*duce" (?), Sub*duct" (?), v. t. [L. subducere, subductum; sub under + ducere to lead, to draw. See Duke, and cf. Subdue.]

1.

To withdraw; to take away.

Milton.

2.

To subtract by arithmetical operation; to deduct.

If, out of that infinite multitude of antecedent generations, we should subduce ten. Sir M. Hale.

 

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