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English noun: discount

1. discount (act) the act of reducing the selling price of merchandise


Synonymsdeduction, price reduction


Broader (hypernym)decrease, diminution, reduction, step-down

2. discount (possession) interest on an annual basis deducted in advance on a loan


Synonymsbank discount, discount rate


Broader (hypernym)interest rate, rate of interest


Narrower (hyponym)bank rate

3. discount (possession) a refund of some fraction of the amount paid


Synonymsrebate


Broader (hypernym)refund


Narrower (hyponym)rent-rebate

4. discount (possession) an amount or percentage deducted


Synonymsdeduction


Broader (hypernym)adjustment, allowance


Narrower (hyponym)trade discount


English verb: discount

1. discount (communication) bar from attention or consideration


SamplesShe dismissed his advances.


Synonymsbrush aside, brush off, dismiss, disregard, ignore, push aside


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)reject


Narrower (hyponym)cold-shoulder, discredit, disoblige, flout, laugh away, laugh off, pass off, scoff, shrug off, slight, turn a blind eye

2. discount (possession) give a reduction in price on


SamplesI never discount these books-they sell like hot cakes.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)mark down


Narrower (hyponym)allow, rebate









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