HyperDic: discount

English > 6 senses of the word discount:
NOUNactdiscount, price reduction, deductionthe act of reducing the selling price of merchandise
possessiondiscount, discount rate, bank discountinterest on an annual basis deducted in advance on a loan
possessiondiscount, rebatea refund of some fraction of the amount paid
possessiondiscount, deductionan amount or percentage deducted
VERBcommunicationdiscount, dismiss, disregard, brush aside, brush off, push aside, ignorebar from attention or consideration
possessiondiscountgive a reduction in price on
discount > pronunciation
Soundsdihskaw'nt; dih'skawnt
Rhymesaccount ... viscount: 14 rhymes with awnt...
English > discount: 6 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningThe act of reducing the selling price of merchandise.
Synonymsprice reduction, deduction
Broaderdecrease, diminution, reduction, step-downThe act of decreasing or reducing something
Spanishdescuento
Catalandeducció, descompte
Verbsdiscountgive a reduction in price on
English > discount: 6 senses > noun 2, possession
Meaninginterest on an annual basis deducted in advance on a loan.
Synonymsdiscount rate, bank discount
Narrowerbank rateThe discount rate fixed by a central bank
Broaderinterest rate, rate of interestThe percentage of a sum of money charged for its use
Spanishdescuento
English > discount: 6 senses > noun 3, possession
MeaningA refund of some fraction of the amount paid.
Synonymrebate
Narrowerrent-rebateA rebate on rent given by a local government authority
Broaderrefundmoney returned to a payer
Spanishbonificación, descuento, rebaja
Catalandescompte
English > discount: 6 senses > noun 4, possession
MeaningAn amount or percentage deducted.
Synonymdeduction
Narrowertrade discountA discount from the list price of a commodity allowed by a manufacturer / manufacturer or wholesaler to a merchant
Broaderallowance, adjustmentAn amount added or deducted on the basis of qualifying circumstances
Spanishdescuento
Catalanrebaixa
Verbsdiscountgive a reduction in price on
English > discount: 6 senses > verb 1, communication
Meaningbar from attention or consideration.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Synonymsdismiss, disregard, brush aside, brush off, push aside, ignore
NarrowerdiscreditCause to be distrusted or disbelieved
disobligeignore someone's wishes / wishes
laugh off, laugh awayDeal with a problem by laughing or pretending to be amused by it
pass offdisregard
scoff, flouttreat with contemptuous disregard
shrug offminimize the importance of, brush aside
slight, cold-shoulderpay no attention to, disrespect
turn a blind eyerefuse / refuse to acknowledge
Broaderrejectrefuse to accept or acknowledge
Spanishdescartar, desoír, destituir, excluir, ignorar
Catalandeixar de banda, descartar, destituir, excloure
English > discount: 6 senses > verb 2, possession
MeaningGive a reduction in price on.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"I never discount these books-they sell like hot cakes"
Entailed byundersell, undercutsell cheaper than one's competition
Narrowerallowgrant as a discount or in exchange
rebateGive a reduction in the price during a sale
Broadermark downReduce the price of
Spanishdescontar
Nounsdiscountthe act of reducing the selling price of merchandise
discountan amount or percentage deducted
discountera sales outlet offering goods at a discounted price

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