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English noun: rebate

1. rebate (possession) a refund of some fraction of the amount paid


Broader (hypernym)refund

Narrower (hyponym)rent-rebate

2. rebate (artifact) a rectangular groove made to hold two pieces together


Broader (hypernym)channel, groove

English verb: rebate

1. rebate (possession) give a reduction in the price during a sale

SamplesThe store is rebating refrigerators this week.

Pattern of useSomebody ----s

Broader (hypernym)discount

2. rebate (contact) cut a rebate in (timber or stone)

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)cut

Narrower (hyponym)rusticate

3. rebate (contact) join with a rebate

SamplesRebate the pieces of timber and stone.

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)bring together, join

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