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dis·count

 (dĭs′kount′, dĭs-kount′)
tr.v. dis·count·ed, dis·count·ing, dis·counts
1.
a. To sell or offer for sale at a reduced price: discounting all merchandise.
b. To reduce in quantity or value: discount a price.
2. To deduct or subtract from a cost or price: discounted 30 dollars off the price of the coat.
3.
a. To determine the present value of (a future payment or series of payments).
b. To price (a bond or other debt security) at a reduction to its face value, especially in place of a coupon.
4.
a. To disregard or doubt (something) as being exaggerated or untrustworthy: discount a rumor.
b. To underestimate the significance or effectiveness of; minimize: I made sure in my report not to discount your accomplishments.
5. To anticipate and make allowance for; reckon with in advance.
n. (dĭs′kount′)
1. A reduction from the full or standard amount of a price or value.
2. The amount by which the face value of a bond or other debt security exceeds its market price.
adj. (dĭs′kount′)
1. Offering products or services for sale at low or reduced prices: a discount retailer; a discount airline.
2. Sold or offered for sale at a low or reduced price: discount merchandise.
3. Reduced in quantity or value: discount airfares.
4. Priced below face value, especially in place of a coupon: a discount bond.

[Alteration (influenced by dis- and count) of French décompter, from Old French desconter : des-, away; see dis- + conter, to count; see count1.]

dis′count′a·ble adj.
dis·count′er n.

discount

vb (mainly tr)
1. to leave out of account as being unreliable, prejudiced, or irrelevant
2. to anticipate and make allowance for, often so as to diminish the effect of
3. (Commerce)
a. to deduct (a specified amount or percentage) from the usual price, cost, etc
b. to reduce (the regular price, cost, etc) by a stated percentage or amount
4. (Marketing) to sell or offer for sale at a reduced price
5. (Banking & Finance) to buy or sell (a bill of exchange, etc) before maturity, with a deduction for interest determined by the time to maturity and also by risk
6. (Banking & Finance) (also intr) to loan money on (a negotiable instrument that is not immediately payable) with a deduction for interest determined by risk and time to maturity
n
7. (Marketing) a deduction from the full amount of a price or debt, as in return for prompt payment or to a special group of customers. See also cash discount, trade discount
8. (Banking & Finance)
a. the amount of interest deducted in the purchase or sale of or the loan of money on unmatured negotiable instruments
b. the rate of interest deducted
9. (Banking & Finance)
a. (in the issue of shares) a percentage deducted from the par value to give a reduced amount payable by subscribers
b. the amount by which the par value of something, esp shares, exceeds its market value. Compare premium3
10. (Banking & Finance) the act or an instance of discounting a negotiable instrument
11. (Banking & Finance) below the regular price
12. (Banking & Finance) (of share values) below par
13. held in low regard; not sought after or valued
14. (Commerce) (modifier) offering or selling at reduced prices: a discount shop.
disˈcountable adj
ˈdiscounter n

dis•count

(v. ˈdɪs kaʊnt, dɪsˈkaʊnt; n., adj. ˈdɪs kaʊnt)

v.t.
1. to deduct a certain amount from (a charge, etc.).
2. to offer for sale or sell at a reduced price.
3. to lend money on (commercial paper) after deducting interest.
4. to buy or sell (a note, bill, etc.) discounted for the amount of interest yet to be paid.
5. to leave out of account; disregard.
6. to allow for exaggeration in (a statement, opinion, etc.).
7. to take into account in advance, often so as to diminish the effect of.
v.i.
8. to offer goods or services at a reduced price.
n.
9. the act or an instance of discounting.
10. an amount deducted from the usual list price.
11. any deduction from the nominal value.
12. a payment of interest in advance upon a loan of money.
13. an allowance made for exaggeration or bias, as in a report or story.
adj.
14. selling at less than the usual price.
15. selling goods at a discount.
Idioms:
at a discount, below the usual list price.
[1615–25; on the model of French décompter]
dis′count•a•ble, adj.
dis′count•er, n.

discount


Past participle: discounted
Gerund: discounting

Imperative
discount
discount
Present
I discount
you discount
he/she/it discounts
we discount
you discount
they discount
Preterite
I discounted
you discounted
he/she/it discounted
we discounted
you discounted
they discounted
Present Continuous
I am discounting
you are discounting
he/she/it is discounting
we are discounting
you are discounting
they are discounting
Present Perfect
I have discounted
you have discounted
he/she/it has discounted
we have discounted
you have discounted
they have discounted
Past Continuous
I was discounting
you were discounting
he/she/it was discounting
we were discounting
you were discounting
they were discounting
Past Perfect
I had discounted
you had discounted
he/she/it had discounted
we had discounted
you had discounted
they had discounted
Future
I will discount
you will discount
he/she/it will discount
we will discount
you will discount
they will discount
Future Perfect
I will have discounted
you will have discounted
he/she/it will have discounted
we will have discounted
you will have discounted
they will have discounted
Future Continuous
I will be discounting
you will be discounting
he/she/it will be discounting
we will be discounting
you will be discounting
they will be discounting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been discounting
you have been discounting
he/she/it has been discounting
we have been discounting
you have been discounting
they have been discounting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been discounting
you will have been discounting
he/she/it will have been discounting
we will have been discounting
you will have been discounting
they will have been discounting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been discounting
you had been discounting
he/she/it had been discounting
we had been discounting
you had been discounting
they had been discounting
Conditional
I would discount
you would discount
he/she/it would discount
we would discount
you would discount
they would discount
Past Conditional
I would have discounted
you would have discounted
he/she/it would have discounted
we would have discounted
you would have discounted
they would have discounted
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.discount - the act of reducing the selling price of merchandisediscount - the act of reducing the selling price of merchandise
reduction, step-down, diminution, decrease - the act of decreasing or reducing something
2.discount - interest on an annual basis deducted in advance on a loandiscount - interest on an annual basis deducted in advance on a loan
interest rate, rate of interest - the percentage of a sum of money charged for its use
bank rate - the discount rate fixed by a central bank
3.discount - a refund of some fraction of the amount paiddiscount - a refund of some fraction of the amount paid
refund - money returned to a payer
rent-rebate - a rebate on rent given by a local government authority
4.discount - an amount or percentage deducted
allowance, adjustment - an amount added or deducted on the basis of qualifying circumstances; "an allowance for profit"
trade discount - a discount from the list price of a commodity allowed by a manufacturer or wholesaler to a merchant
Verb1.discount - bar from attention or consideration; "She dismissed his advances"
cold-shoulder, slight - pay no attention to, disrespect; "She cold-shouldered her ex-fiance"
reject - refuse to accept or acknowledge; "I reject the idea of starting a war"; "The journal rejected the student's paper"
discredit - cause to be distrusted or disbelieved; "The paper discredited the politician with its nasty commentary"
shrug off - minimize the importance of, brush aside; "Jane shrugged off the news that her stock had fallen 3 points"
pass off - disregard; "She passed off the insult"
flout, scoff - treat with contemptuous disregard; "flout the rules"
turn a blind eye - refuse to acknowledge; "He turns a blind eye to the injustices in his office"
laugh away, laugh off - deal with a problem by laughing or pretending to be amused by it; "She laughs away all these problems"
disoblige - ignore someone's wishes
2.discount - give a reduction in price on; "I never discount these books-they sell like hot cakes"
allow - grant as a discount or in exchange; "The camera store owner allowed me $50 on my old camera"
mark down - reduce the price of
rebate - give a reduction in the price during a sale; "The store is rebating refrigerators this week"

discount

noun
1. deduction, cut, reduction, concession, allowance, rebate, cut price, lower price, marked-down price You often get a discount on discontinued goods.
verb
1. mark down, cut, reduce, lower, slash, lessen, knock down Tour prices are being discounted.
2. disregard, reject, ignore, overlook, discard, set aside, dispel, pass over, repudiate, disbelieve, brush off (slang), lay aside, pooh-pooh His theory was discounted immediately.

discount

verb
1. To take away (a quantity) from another quantity:
Informal: knock off.
2. To think, represent, or speak of as small or unimportant:
noun
An amount deducted:
Translations
خَصْمخَصْم، تَنْزيل، حَسْميُقَلِّل مِن، يَخْصُم
slevanebrat v úvahu
rabat
hinnasoodustus
alennus
popust
árengedményleszámít
afslátturtaka meî fyrirvara
割引
할인
nekreipti dėmesio
atlaideneņemt vērāsamazināt cenu
nebrať do úvahy
popust
rabatt
การลดราคา
indirimaldırmamakdikkate almamak
sự giảm giá

discount

A. [ˈdɪskaʊnt] N (gen) → descuento m, rebaja f
to give a 10% discountdar un descuento del 10%
to sell (sth) at a discountvender (algo) con descuento or a precio reducido
B. [dɪsˈkaʊnt] VT
1. (= lower price of) [+ merchandise] → descontar, rebajar
discounted cash flowcashflow m actualizado
2. (= disregard) [+ report, rumour] → descartar
C. [ˈdɪskaʊnt] CPD discount house N (US) → tienda f de rebajas
discount price N they are available at discount pricesse venden con descuento
discount rate Ntasa f de descuento
discount store N (US) → economato m

discount

[ˈdɪskaʊnt]
nréduction f, rabais m
a discount for students → une réduction pour les étudiants
to give sb a discount on sth → faire une remise à qn sur qch, faire un rabais à qn sur qch
discount for cash → escompte f au comptant
at a discount → au rabais
a 10% discount, a discount of 10% → un rabais de 10%, une réduction de 10%
modif [retailer, broker] → à prix réduit; [airline] → à bas prix; [loan] → escompté(e); [product] → au rabais; [price, fare] → réduit(e); [ticket] → à tarif réduit
[dɪsˈkaʊnt] vt
(= dismiss, reject) [+ claim] → écarter; [+ rumour, report] → ne pas tenir compte de; [+ idea, possibility] → écarter
(= reduce) [+ price, fare] → réduire
I can discount ten per cent for you
BUT Je peux vous faire un rabais de 10%.discount card ncarte f de réduction

discount

n
(on article) → Rabatt m; (for cash) → Skonto nt or m; to give a discount on somethingRabatt or Prozente (inf)auf etw (acc)geben; to give somebody a 5% discountjdm 5% Rabatt/Skonto geben; at a discountauf Rabatt/Skonto; discount for cashSkonto or Rabatt bei Barzahlung
to be at a discount (Fin) → unter pari sein; (fig)nicht or wenig gefragt sein
vt
(Comm) sum of moneynachlassen; bill, notediskontieren; discounted billDiskontwechsel m
person’s opinionunberücksichtigt lassen; to discount something as an exaggeration/as untrueetw als Übertreibung/als unwahr abtun

discount

:
discount house
n
(Fin) → Diskontbank f
(= store)Discountgeschäft ntor -laden m
discount market
n (Fin) → Diskontmarkt m
discount rate
n (Fin) → Diskontsatz m
discount retailer
n (= Comm)Discounter m
discount store
nDiscounter m, → Discountgeschäft ntor -laden m

discount

[n ˈdɪskaʊnt; vb dɪsˈkaʊnt]
1. n (reduction) → sconto, riduzione f
to be at a discount (Comm) → essere scontato/a (fig) (little valued) → essere svalutato/a
to buy at a discount → comprare a prezzo scontato
to give sb a discount on sth → fare uno sconto a qn su qc
discount for cash → sconto cassa inv
discount rate → tasso di sconto
2. vt (Comm) → scontare (fig) (report, idea, theory) → non badare a

discount

(ˈdiskaunt) noun
a (small) sum taken off the price of something. He gave me a discount of 20%.
(disˈkaunt) verb
to leave aside as something not to be considered. You can discount most of what he says – it's nearly all lies!

discount

خَصْم sleva rabat Rabatt έκπτωση descuento alennus rabais popust sconto 割引 할인 korting avslag rabat desconto скидка rabatt การลดราคา indirim sự giảm giá 折扣
References in classic literature ?
What is the ruinous discount which Mordecai, the broker, gets from poor Woebegone, the bankrupt, on a loan to keep Woebegone's family from starvation; what is that ruinous discount but a Fast-Fish?
If there is a discount on that coin, I am sorry, but I am not going to make it good.
He could buy 'em at so much a gross with a cash discount, and he did it before ever they signed on.
I have tried to get this statement off at par here, but with no success; so I have been obliged to negotiate it at fifty percent discount.
One subject which they liked to talk about, and tell me that they had mastered, in arithmetic, was "banking and discount," but I soon found out that neither they nor almost any one in the neighbourhood in which they had lived had ever had a bank account.
The son was alive then, and the daughter was at a discount.
a little conventional; the kind of goodness that men themselves discount rather largely in their estimates of each other.
Too, he was of giant proportions, the very weight of his huge bulk serving ofttimes to discount in his favor the superior agility of a younger antagonist.
I actually entreated her to let me be of some use--as if I had been an old friend, with money enough in my pocket to discount the note myself.
I told you we were doing a good thing in buying up all des Lupeaulx's paper from his creditors at sixty per cent discount.
She had learned to discount largely Miss Cornelia's opinions of the Four Winds men.
His sisters had seen the family danger, and had never forgotten to discount the gold islets that raised them from the sea.