Definitions for Discountˈdɪs kaʊnt, dɪsˈkaʊnt; ˈdɪs kaʊnt
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discount, price reduction, deduction(noun)
the act of reducing the selling price of merchandise
discount rate, discount, bank discount(noun)
interest on an annual basis deducted in advance on a loan
a refund of some fraction of the amount paid
an amount or percentage deducted
dismiss, disregard, brush aside, brush off, discount, push aside, ignore(verb)
bar from attention or consideration
"She dismissed his advances"
give a reduction in price on
"I never discount these books-they sell like hot cakes"
A deduction made for interest, in advancing money upon, or purchasing, a bill or note not due; payment in advance of interest upon money.
A reduction in price.
The rate of interest charged in discounting.
To deduct from an account, debt, charge, and the like; to make an abatement of; as, merchants sometimes discount five or six per cent for prompt payment of bills.
To lend money upon, deducting the discount or allowance for interest; as, the banks discount notes and bills of exchange.
To take into consideration beforehand; to anticipate and form conclusions concerning (an event).
To leave out of account; to take no notice of.
To lend, or make a practice of lending, money, abating the discount; as, the discount for sixty or ninety days.
Of goods, available at reduced prices; discounted.
This store specializes in discount wares.
Of a store, specializing in goods at reduced prices.
If you're looking for cheap clothes, there's a discount clothier around the corner.
Origin: Alteration of décompte, from disconter, desconter, from discomputare, from dis + computare.
to deduct from an account, debt, charge, and the like; to make an abatement of; as, merchants sometimes discount five or six per cent for prompt payment of bills
to lend money upon, deducting the discount or allowance for interest; as, the banks discount notes and bills of exchange
to take into consideration beforehand; to anticipate and form conclusions concerning (an event)
to leave out of account; to take no notice of
to lend, or make a practice of lending, money, abating the discount; as, the discount for sixty or ninety days
a counting off or deduction made from a gross sum on any account whatever; an allowance upon an account, debt, demand, price asked, and the like; something taken or deducted
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
Origin: [OF. desconter, descompter, to deduct, F. dcompter to discount; pref. des- (L. dis-) + conter, compter. See Count, v.]
The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon Wurdz
Something often sold in place of goods.
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Rank popularity for the word 'Discount' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4117
Rank popularity for the word 'Discount' in Nouns Frequency: #1624
Translations for Discount
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- حسم, خصمArabic
- отстъпка, отбивBulgarian
- Disagio, Rabatt, einberechnen, nachlassen, Abschlag, einkalkulieren, Preisnachlass, abtun, Nachlass, mit in Betracht ziehen, unberücksichtigt lassen, einen Rabatt gewähren, Abgeld, mitberücksichtigen, Ermäßigung, außer Acht lassen, Nachlass gewähren, abziehenGerman
- υφαίρεση, έκπτωσηGreek
- descuento, rebajaSpanish
- engedmény, kedvezményHungarian
- 割引, ディスカウント, 値引きJapanese
- whakaheke utu, whakahekenga utuMāori
- diskaun, potongan hargaMalay
- opust, rabat, zniżkaPolish
- abatimento, descontoPortuguese
- reducere de preț, rabatRomanian
- дисконт, скидкаRussian
- попуст, popustSerbo-Croatian
- rabatt, reaSwedish
- indirim, iskontoTurkish
- sự bớt, bớt giá, sự giảm, sự trừ, hạ giáVietnamese
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