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Definition of REBATE

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Rebate \Re*bate"\, n.
     1. Diminution.
        [1913 Webster]

     2. (Com.) Deduction; abatement; as, a rebate of interest for immediate payment; a rebate of importation duties.
        --Bouvier.
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     3. A portion of a sum paid, returned to the purchaser, as a method of discounting. The rebate is sometimes returned by the manufacturer, after the full price is paid to the retailer by the purchaser. [PJC]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

Rebate \Re*bate"\, n. [See {Rabbet}.]
     1. (Arch.) A rectangular longitudinal recess or groove, cut in the corner or edge of any body; a rabbet. See {Rabbet}. [1913 Webster]

     2. A piece of wood hafted into a long stick, and serving to beat out mortar. --Elmes. [1913 Webster]

     3. An iron tool sharpened something like a chisel, and used for dressing and polishing wood. --Elmes. [1913 Webster]

     4. [Perhaps a different word.] A kind of hard freestone used in making pavements. [R.] --Elmes. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

Rebate \Re*bate"\ (r[-e]*b[=a]t"), v. t. [F. rebattre to beat again; pref. re- re- + battre to beat, L. batuere to beat, strike. See {Abate}.]
     1. To beat to obtuseness; to deprive of keenness; to blunt; to turn back the point of, as a lance used for exercise. [1913 Webster]

              But doth rebate and blunt his natural edge. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

     2. To deduct from; to make a discount from, as interest due, or customs duties. --Blount. [1913 Webster]

     3. To return a portion of a sum paid, as a method of discounting of prices. [PJC]

     {Rebated cross}, a cross which has the extremities of the arms bent back at right angles, as in the fylfot. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

Rebate \Re*bate"\, v. t.
     To cut a rebate in. See {Rabbet}, v.
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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

Rebate \Re*bate"\, v. i.
     To abate; to withdraw. [Obs.] --Foxe.
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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

57 Moby Thesaurus words for "rebate":
     abate, abatement, agio, allow, allowance, bank discount, bate, breakage, bribe, cash discount, chain discount, charge off, charge-off, commission, concession, cut, deduct, deduction, depreciate, depreciation, diminish, discount, drain, drawback, graft, kick back, kickback, make allowance, mark down, payola, penalty, penalty clause, percentage, premium, price reduction, price-cut, rake-off, rebatement, reduce, reduction, refund, repay, repayment, rollback, salvage, setoff, subtraction, take a premium, take off, taper off, tare, time discount, trade discount, tret, underselling, write off, write-off


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