11 Letters
7 Consonants
4 Vowels
3 Syllables
Types Of Speech
You can use subtraction as a noun in a sentence.
About Subtraction
A 3 syllables noun and 11 letters with the letters a, b, c, i, n, o, r, s, t, and u, 7 consonants, 4 vowels and 3 syllables with the middle letter a. Subtraction starts with and ends in a consonant with the starting letters s, su, sub, subt, subtr, and the ending characters are n, on, ion, tion, ction, ..
The act of subtracting (removing a part from the whole); "he complained about the subtraction of money from their paychecks"
Compound Words
A compound word, subtraction has more than one word within it. There's 4 words which are sub, traction, subtract, and ion.
Pig Latin
Subtraction in Pig Latin is said as "ubtractionsay or ubtractionsway".
s | u | b | t | r | a | c | t | i | o | n
su | ub | bt | tr | ra | ac | ct | ti | io | on
sub | ubt | btr | tra | rac | act | cti | tio | ion
subt | ubtr | btra | trac | ract | acti | ctio | tion
Word Gram
Noun Examples
the act of subtracting (removing a part from the whole);
"he complained about the subtraction of money from their paychecks"
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"

Synonyms (Cognitive Synonyms) For "Subtraction"

There are 398 synonyms available. These are cognitive relationship words which is to say they have a similar meaning, mean the same thing, or have close definition and relationship to subtraction.

Abatementthe act of abating
"laws enforcing noise abatement"
Ablationsurgical removal of a body part or tissue
Abrasionthe wearing down of rock particles by friction due to water or wind or ice
Abridgementa shortened version of a written work
Abridgmenta shortened version of a written work
Absencefailure to be present
Abstractiona general concept formed by extracting common features from specific examples
Abstract Thought
Accordsympathetic compatibility
Additionthe act of adding one thing to another
"the addition of flowers created a pleasing effect"
"the addition of a leap day every four years"

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There are 1 words that have the opposite meaning of subtraction.

Additionthe act of adding one thing to another
"the addition of flowers created a pleasing effect"
"the addition of a leap day every four years"


There are 1 anagrams from subtraction.

Anagram Definition
Subtractionthe act of subtracting (removing a part from the whole)
"he complained about the subtraction of money from their paychecks"

View English words with the unique letters used in subtraction. Words With The Letters Abcinorstu


Subtraction derives from 3 words.

Word Definition
Deductreason by deduction
establish by deduction
Subtractmake a subtraction
Take Off


Subtraction has 4 hypernyms.

Word Definition
Decreasethe act of decreasing or reducing something
Diminutionthe act of decreasing or reducing something
Reductionthe act of reducing complexity
Step Down


There are 2 hyponyms for subtraction

Word Definition
Bitea portion removed from the whole;
"the government''s weekly bite from my paycheck"
Withholdingthe act of deducting from an employee''s salary


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