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
Synonyms: deduction price_reduction
Related terms: decrease
3. [ noun ] (business) interest on an annual basis deducted in advance on a loan
Synonyms: bank_discount discount_rate
Related terms: interest_rate bank_rate
4. [ noun ] (business) a refund of some fraction of the amount paid
Synonyms: rebate
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
Synonyms: deduction
Related terms: allowance trade_discount
Similar spelling:   discounter