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Definition of subtract verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

subtract

verb
/səbˈtrækt/ subtract pronunciation American
[transitive, intransitive] subtract (something) (from something)
 
to take a number or an amount away from another number or amount
synonym take away6 subtracted from 9 is 3. antonym add subtraction
/səbˈtrækʃn/ subtraction pronunciation American
noun [uncountable, countable] compare addition