As verbs the difference between refund and rebate
is that refund
is to return (money) to (someone); to reimburse while rebate
is to deduct or return an amount from a bill or payment.
As nouns the difference between refund and rebate
is that refund
is an amount of money returned while rebate
is a deduction from an amount to be paid; an abatement.
To return (money) to (someone); to reimburse.
- A governor, that had pillaged the people, was sentenced to refund what he had wrongfully taken. — L'Estrange.
(obsolete) To supply again with funds.
- If you find this computer for sale anywhere at a lower price, we'll refund you the difference.
(obsolete, rare) To pour back.
- to refund a railroad loan
- Were the humours of the eye tinctured with any colour, they would refund that colour upon the object. — Ray.
An amount of money returned.
- If the camera is faulty, you can return it to the store where you bought it for a refund.
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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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.