Definitions for Discountˈdɪs kaʊnt, dɪsˈkaʊnt; ˈdɪs kaʊnt

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. discount, price reduction, deduction(noun)

    the act of reducing the selling price of merchandise

  2. discount rate, discount, bank discount(noun)

    interest on an annual basis deducted in advance on a loan

  3. rebate, discount(noun)

    a refund of some fraction of the amount paid

  4. deduction, discount(verb)

    an amount or percentage deducted

  5. dismiss, disregard, brush aside, brush off, discount, push aside, ignore(verb)

    bar from attention or consideration

    "She dismissed his advances"

  6. discount(verb)

    give a reduction in price on

    "I never discount these books-they sell like hot cakes"

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. discount(Noun)

    A deduction made for interest, in advancing money upon, or purchasing, a bill or note not due; payment in advance of interest upon money.

  2. discount(Noun)

    A reduction in price.

  3. discount(Noun)

    The rate of interest charged in discounting.

  4. discount(Verb)

    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.

  5. discount(Verb)

    To lend money upon, deducting the discount or allowance for interest; as, the banks discount notes and bills of exchange.

  6. discount(Verb)

    To take into consideration beforehand; to anticipate and form conclusions concerning (an event).

  7. discount(Verb)

    To leave out of account; to take no notice of.

  8. discount(Verb)

    To lend, or make a practice of lending, money, abating the discount; as, the discount for sixty or ninety days.

  9. discount(Adjective)

    Of goods, available at reduced prices; discounted.

    This store specializes in discount wares.

  10. discount(Adjective)

    Of a store, specializing in goods at reduced prices.

    If you're looking for cheap clothes, there's a discount clothier around the corner.

  11. Origin: Alteration of décompte, from disconter, desconter, from discomputare, from dis + computare.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Discount

    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

  2. Discount

    to lend money upon, deducting the discount or allowance for interest; as, the banks discount notes and bills of exchange

  3. Discount

    to take into consideration beforehand; to anticipate and form conclusions concerning (an event)

  4. Discount

    to leave out of account; to take no notice of

  5. Discount(verb)

    to lend, or make a practice of lending, money, abating the discount; as, the discount for sixty or ninety days

  6. Discount(verb)

    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

  7. Discount(verb)

    a deduction made for interest, in advancing money upon, or purchasing, a bill or note not due; payment in advance of interest upon money

  8. Discount(verb)

    the rate of interest charged in discounting

  9. Origin: [OF. desconter, descompter, to deduct, F. dcompter to discount; pref. des- (L. dis-) + conter, compter. See Count, v.]

The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon WurdzRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. DISCOUNT

    Something often sold in place of goods.

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Discount' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4117

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Discount' in Nouns Frequency: #1624

Anagrams of Discount »

  1. conduits, ductions

  2. Conduits

  3. Ductions


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