WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2019
de•duct•i•ble  (di duktə bəl),USA pronunciation adj. 
  1. capable of being deducted.
  2. Businessallowable as a tax deduction:Charitable contributions are deductible expenses.

  1. Insurance, Businessthe amount for which the insured is liable on each loss, injury, etc., before an insurance company will make payment:The deductible on our medical coverage has been raised from $50 to $100 per illness.
de•duct′i•bili•ty, n. 
  • deduct + -ible 1855–60

WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2019
de•duct /dɪˈdʌkt/USA pronunciation   v. [ + obj (+ from + obj)]
  1. to take away from a total:How much of this expense can you deduct from your taxes?
de•duct•i•ble, adj.: Is this income deductible?See -duc-.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2019
de•duct  (di dukt),USA pronunciation v.t. 
  1. to take away, as from a sum or amount:Once you deduct your expenses, there is nothing left.

  1. detract;
    abate (usually fol. by from):The rocky soil deducts from the value of his property.
  • Latin dēductus brought down, withdrawn, past participle of dēdūcere; see deduce
  • late Middle English 1375–1425
    • 1.See corresponding entry in Unabridged See  subtract. 

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deductible /dɪˈdʌktɪbəl/ adj
  1. capable of being deducted
  2. US Canadian
    short for tax-deductible
  1. US Canadian
    Also called (in Britain and certain other countries): excess

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