Sales vs Discount - What's the difference?
As a verb sales
As a noun discount is
discount (reduction in price
The activities involved in selling goods or services.
The amount or value of goods and services sold.
* Often used attributively.
To deduct from an account, debt, charge, and the like; to make an abatement of.
To lend money upon, deducting the discount or allowance for interest; as, the banks discount notes and bills of exchange.
- Merchants sometimes discount five or six per cent for prompt payment of bills.
To take into consideration beforehand; to anticipate and form conclusions concerning (an event).
To leave out of account; to take no notice of.
* Sir William Hamilton
- Discount only unexceptionable paper.
:They discounted his comments.
To lend, or make a practice of lending, money, abating the discount; as, the discount for sixty or ninety days.
- Of the three opinions, (I discount Brown's), under this head, one supposes that the law of Causality is a positive affirmation, and a primary fact of thought, incapable of all further analysis.
A reduction in price.
A deduction made for interest, in advancing money upon, or purchasing, a bill or note not due; payment in advance of interest upon money.
The rate of interest charged in discounting.
* (reduction in price) rebate, reduction
* quantity discount
* seasonal discount
Of goods, available at reduced prices; discounted.
Of a store, specializing in goods at reduced prices.
- This store specializes in discount wares.
- If you're looking for cheap clothes, there's a discount clothier around the corner.