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Meaning & Definition of Discount in English

English

Discount

/dɪskaʊnt/

noun

1. The act of reducing the selling price of merchandise

    synonym:
  • discount
  • ,
  • price reduction
  • ,
  • deduction

2. Interest on an annual basis deducted in advance on a loan

    synonym:
  • discount rate
  • ,
  • discount
  • ,
  • bank discount

3. A refund of some fraction of the amount paid

    synonym:
  • rebate
  • ,
  • discount

4. An amount or percentage deducted

    synonym:
  • deduction
  • ,
  • discount

verb

1. Bar from attention or consideration

  • "She dismissed his advances"
    synonym:
  • dismiss
  • ,
  • disregard
  • ,
  • brush aside
  • ,
  • brush off
  • ,
  • discount
  • ,
  • push aside
  • ,
  • ignore

2. Give a reduction in price on

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

Examples of using

I bought the car at a 10% discount.
If you agree to buy 3000 of them, we'll give you a 3 percent discount.