deduct-v; 2 Senses

Sense Number 1: subtract or withdraw from

The tenant might have deducted the amount from his rent.
Your account is usually deducted the amount of miles you sold.
It's just a card which you add credit to and it then deducts some every time you use it.

VerbNet: multiply-108-2,remove-10.1
FrameNet: NP
PropBank: deduct.01
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1, 2

Sense Number 2: reason or establish by deduction

The viewer deducted that this target was related to a war of wits.
Well, I have deducted that Kentucky Wonders are pole beans but not all pole beans are KW's.
I think it's virtually impossible to deduct how a particular person will act in this situation.

VerbNet: deduce-97.2
FrameNet: NP
PropBank: NM
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 3