What is the difference between rebate and discount?
Rebate is a synonym of discount.
As nouns the difference between rebate and discount
is that rebate
is a deduction from an amount to be paid; an abatement while discount
is a reduction in price.
As verbs the difference between rebate and discount
is that rebate
is to deduct or return an amount from a bill or payment while discount
is to deduct from an account, debt, charge, and the like; to make an abatement of.
As a adjective discount is
of goods, available at reduced prices; discounted.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
A deduction from an amount to be paid; an abatement.
The return of part of an amount already paid.
(photography) The edge of a roll of film, from which no image can be developed.
A rectangular groove made to hold two pieces (of wood etc) together; a rabbet.
A piece of wood hafted into a long stick, and serving to beat out mortar.
An iron tool sharpened something like a chisel, and used for dressing and polishing wood.
A kind of hard freestone used in making pavements.
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PhotoNotes.org Dictionary of Film and Digital Photography
To deduct or return an amount from a bill or payment
To diminish or lessen something
To beat to obtuseness; to deprive of keenness; to blunt; to turn back the point of, as a lance used for exercise.
To cut a rebate (or rabbet) in something
To abate; to withdraw.
- But doth rebate and blunt his natural edge.
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.