De·duce v. t. [imp. & p. p. Deduced p. pr. & vb. n. Deducing.]
1. To lead forth. [A Latinism]
He should hither deduce a colony. --Selden.
2. To take away; to deduct; to subtract; as, to deduce a part from the whole. [Obs.]
3. To derive or draw; to derive by logical process; to obtain or arrive at as the result of reasoning; to gather, as a truth or opinion, from what precedes or from premises; to infer; -- with from or out of.
O goddess, say, shall I deduce my rhymes
From the dire nation in its early times? --Pope.
Reasoning is nothing but the faculty of deducing unknown truths from principles already known. --Locke.
See what regard will be paid to the pedigree which deduces your descent from kings and conquerors. --Sir W. Scott.