Compute and Subtract


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Compute verb – To determine (a value) by doing the necessary mathematical operations.
Usage example: for the test we were required to compute the answers without using a calculator

Subtract and compute are semantically related. In some cases you can use "Subtract" instead a verb "Compute".
Nearby Words: computation, computed, computer, computing, computable
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Subtract verb – Make a subtraction.
Usage example: subtract this amount from my paycheck

Compute and subtract are semantically related. Sometimes you can use "Compute" instead a verb "Subtract".
Nearby Words: subtraction, subtracting
Synonyms for Subtract
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