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discount

dis·count

discount

 
 
parts of speech:
verb, noun
part of speech: verb
pronunciation: dihs kaUnt [or] dIs kaUnt
inflections: discounted, discounting, discounts
definition 1: to take away from a cost or price.
The store owner discounted ten percent from the packages of broken cookies.
synonyms:
deduct
antonyms:
add
similar words:
abate, rebate, reduce
definition 2: to pay little or no attention to.
I discounted the rumors about my best friend.
synonyms:
disregard, ignore
antonyms:
believe
similar words:
dismiss, neglect, overlook
 
part of speech: noun
pronunciation: dIs kaUnt
definition: an amount taken away from the full or regular price or cost.
Tina got a discount on the dress because the hem was torn.
synonyms:
cut, deduction, reduction
similar words:
rebate, refund, slash
derivations: discountable (adj.), discounter (n.)