Definition of Subtract

to deduct or detract from something

Examples of Subtract in a sentence

βWhen you subtract two from five,β the math teacher told her students, βyou will end up with three.β π

The English teacher realized that if she could subtract the distractions in her classroom then her students could focus better. π

As the director decided to subtract one of the songs from the musical, it would then fit into the two-hour time slot. π

To subtract the forty acres of land from the property purchase, the buyers would now own a small piece of property instead of a farm. π

In order to find the answer for the variable in an algebraic equation, the student had to subtract 8 from each side. π

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