What does Discount mean?

Definitions for Discountˈdɪs kaʊnt, dɪsˈkaʊnt; ˈdɪs kaʊnt

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Discount.

Princeton's WordNet

  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"

Wiktionary

  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 Dictionary

  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.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Discount

    dis′kownt, n. a sum taken from the reckoning: a sum returned to the payer of an account: a deduction made for interest in advancing money on a bill.—v.t. Discount′, to allow discount: to advance money on, deducting discount: to put a reduced value on, as in an extravagant statement or fabulous story.—v.i. to practise discounting.—adj. Discount′able.—ns. Dis′count-brok′er, one who cashes notes or bills of exchange at a discount; Discount′er.—At a discount, below par: not sought after: superfluous: depreciated in value. [O. Fr. descompter, des—L. dis, away, compter, to count.]

The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon Wurdz

  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 for Discount »

  1. conduits, ductions

  2. Conduits

  3. Ductions

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Discount in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Discount in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Lyndon Rive:

    Yeah absolutely. Go to TeslaMotor.com, buy the car online, and the price you see there is the family discount,' everyone gets a family discount.

  2. Sauli Vilen:

    The economic slump drives demand from high-end to discount stores. But if we see no recovery in Finland, even the discount stores can only grow by opening new units.

  3. H. E. Martz:

    He who builds a better mousetrap these days runs into material shortages, patent-infringement suits, work stoppages, collusive bidding, discount discrimination--and taxes.

  4. H. E. Martz:

    He who builds a better mousetrap these days runs into material shortages, patent-infringement suits, work stoppages, collusive bidding, discount discrimination--and taxes."

  5. Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev:

    Regarding a discount - it is provided by the government, this is our good will. It (the discount) could be provided in the amount of our export duty but no more than the export duty.

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