Associations to the word «Discount»

Wiktionary

DISCOUNT, verb. To deduct from an account, debt, charge, and the like; to make an abatement of.
DISCOUNT, verb. To lend money upon, deducting the discount or allowance for interest; as, the banks discount notes and bills of exchange.
DISCOUNT, verb. To take into consideration beforehand; to anticipate and form conclusions concerning (an event).
DISCOUNT, verb. To leave out of account; to take no notice of.
DISCOUNT, verb. To lend, or make a practice of lending, money, abating the discount; as, the discount for sixty or ninety days.
DISCOUNT, noun. A reduction in price.
DISCOUNT, noun. A deduction made for interest, in advancing money upon, or purchasing, a bill or note not due; payment in advance of interest upon money.
DISCOUNT, noun. The rate of interest charged in discounting.
DISCOUNT, adjective. (of a store) Specializing in selling goods at reduced prices.
DISCOUNT DEPARTMENT STORE, noun. A discount store, a department store where prices are lower than at a full-service department store or traditional department store.
DISCOUNT DEPARTMENT STORES, noun. Plural of discount department store
DISCOUNT RATE, noun. (finance) An interest rate that a central bank charges depository institutions that borrow reserves from it.
DISCOUNT RATE, noun. (finance) The interest rate used to discount future cashflows of a financial instrument; the annual interest rate used to decrease the amounts of future cashflows to yield their present value.
DISCOUNT RATES, noun. Plural of discount rate
DISCOUNT STORE, noun. A type of department store which sell products at prices lower than those asked by other department stores.
DISCOUNT STORES, noun. Plural of discount store

Dictionary definition

DISCOUNT, noun. The act of reducing the selling price of merchandise.
DISCOUNT, noun. Interest on an annual basis deducted in advance on a loan.
DISCOUNT, noun. A refund of some fraction of the amount paid.
DISCOUNT, noun. An amount or percentage deducted.
DISCOUNT, verb. Bar from attention or consideration; "She dismissed his advances".
DISCOUNT, verb. Give a reduction in price on; "I never discount these books-they sell like hot cakes".

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats