Subtract and Tack on


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Subtract verb – To take away (an amount or number) from a total.
Usage example: you can subtract the time you spent daydreaming from your total homework time

Tack on is an antonym for subtract.
Nearby Words: subtraction, subtracting
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Tack on

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Tack on verb – To join (something) to a mass, quantity, or number so as to bring about an overall increase.
Usage example: the ticket agency tacked on a hefty surcharge to what was already a hefty price for the theater tickets

Subtract is an antonym for tack on in topics: unite, add, adjoin, increase, add or grow.
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