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### Definition of Subtracting

**1.** subtract [v] - See also: subtract

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### Lexicographical Neighbors of Subtracting

### Literary usage of Subtracting

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**1.** *Algebra: First Course* by Edith Long, William Charles Brenke (1913)

"Rules for Adding and **subtracting** Polynomials. (1) To add two polynomials, ...
Also, since **subtracting** a quantity is equivalent to adding its negative, ..."**2.** *Algebra: First Course* by Edith Long, William Charles Brenke (1913)

"Rules for Adding and **subtracting** Polynomials. (1) To add two polynomials, ...
Also, since **subtracting** a quantity is equivalent to adding its negative, ..."**3.** *Algebra: First Course* by Edith Long, William Charles Brenke (1913)

"Rules for Adding and **subtracting** Polynomials. (1) To add two polynomials, ...
Also, since **subtracting** a quantity is equivalent to adding its negative, ..."**4.** *Arithmetic and Its Applications: Designed as a Text Book for Common Schools* by Dana Pond Colburn (1855)

"**subtracting** 5 of the 7 oz. from the 5 oz. leaves 2.oz. to be taken from 12 ...
In practice, the above method may be abbreviated thus: — **subtracting** 17 of ..."**5.** *Primary Object Lessons: For Training the Senses and Developing the Faculties* by Norman Allison Calkins (1898)

"**subtracting** OBJECTS. **subtracting** should be commenced with objects as well as adding.
Balls on the numeral frame, beans, pebbles, pencils, and other objects ..."**6.** *Primary Object Lessons: For Training the Senses and Developing the Faculties* by Norman Allison Calkins (1888)

"**subtracting** OBJECTS. **subtracting** should be commenced with objects as well as adding.
Balls on the numeral frame, beans, pebbles, pencils, and other objects ..."