deduct vs. adduce vs. deduce – The Correct Way to Use Each | Confusing Words
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Deduct

Definition:

make a subtraction

Examples:

Deduct the cost of the meal from the invoice.

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Adduce

Definition:

give evidence for

Examples:

the committee adduced data

VS.

Deduce

Definition:

draw a logical conclusion

Examples:

From their behavior, I deduced that they were now a couple.

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