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Number verb – To find the sum of (a collection of things) by noting each one as it is being added. Subtract is an antonym for number in count topic.

Nearby Words: numberless, numbered, numbering

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Subtract verb – To take away (an amount or number) from a total. Number is an antonym for subtract.

Nearby Words: subtraction, subtracting

Antonyms for Subtract

- An extraordinarily simple instruction might be "Take the number stored at memory address X and subtract it from the number stored at memory address Y, then send it to the printer located at hardware address Z".

- Somehow you can manage to take 1, then repeatedly subtract and add 1 from it alternatingly, and wind up with any negative number you want, simply by repeating the subtraction-addition cycle the right number of times!

Source: Darth Wiki / Idiot Programming

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Subtract and Number. (2016). Retrieved 2020, October 23, from https://thesaurus.plus/related/number/subtract

Subtract or Number. 2016. Accessed October 23, 2020. https://thesaurus.plus/related/number/subtract.

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