Definition of Rebate in English :

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Rebate meaning in English

Meaning of Rebate in English

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1. discount, rebate

a refund of some fraction of the amount paid

2. rabbet, rebate

a rectangular groove made to hold two pieces together


3. rebate

give a reduction in the price during a sale

Example Sentences:
'The store is rebating refrigerators this week'

4. rebate

cut a rebate in (timber or stone)

5. rebate

join with a rebate

Example Sentences:
'rebate the pieces of timber and stone'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


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noun (ˈriːbeɪt )
a refund of a fraction of the amount payable or paid, as for goods purchased in quantity; discount
verb (rɪˈbeɪt ) (transitive)
to deduct (a part) of a payment from (the total)
3. archaic
to reduce or diminish (something or the effectiveness of something)
noun, verb
another word for rabbet

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verb transitiveWord forms: ˈreˌbated or ˈreˌbating
to give back (part of an amount paid)
to make a deduction from (a bill)
to give a rebate to
2.  Rare
to reduce; lessen
3.  Archaic
to make dull; blunt
verb intransitive
to give rebates
a return of part of an amount paid, as for goods or services, serving as a reduction or discount
noun, verb transitiveWord forms: ˈreˌbated or ˈreˌbating
var. of

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see synonyms of rebate
A deduction from an amount to be paid or a return of part of an amount given in payment.
tr.v. (rēbāt, rĭ-bāt) re·bat·ed, re·bat·ing, re·bates
1. To deduct or return (an amount) from a payment or bill.
2. To lessen; diminish.
n. & v.
Variant of rabbet.
1. A cut or groove along or near the edge of a piece of wood that allows another piece to fit into it to form a joint.
2. A joint so made.
v. rab·bet·ed, rab·bet·ing, rab·bets also re·bat·ed or re·bat·ing or re·bates
1. To cut a rabbet in.
2. To join by a rabbet.
To be joined by a rabbet.

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