|1.||[ verb ] bar from attention or consideration|
|Synonyms:||dismiss ignore disregard brush_aside push_aside brush_off|
"She dismissed his advances"
|Related terms:||reject neglect scoff shrug_off pass_off laugh_off discredit cold-shoulder turn_a_blind_eye disoblige brush-off|
|2.||[ noun ] the act of reducing the selling price of merchandise|
|3.||[ noun ] (business) interest on an annual basis deducted in advance on a loan|
|Related terms:||interest_rate bank_rate|
|4.||[ noun ] (business) a refund of some fraction of the amount paid|
|Related terms:||refund rent-rebate rebate|
|5.||[ verb ] (business) give a reduction in price on|
"I never discount these books-they sell like hot cakes"
|Related terms:||mark_down allow rebate deduction|
|6.||[ noun ] (business) an amount or percentage deducted|
|Related terms:||allowance trade_discount|