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Word of the day: Discount

Discount  

To deduct a certain amount from (a bill, charge, etc.):

 He discounted two percent from the total amount.

 

To offer for sale or sell at a reduced price:

 During sale, stores offer items at a discounted price.

To leave out of account; disregard:

 We should not discount his theory.
 

Noun

An amount deducted from the usual list price.

 The store is offering a 50 percent discount on all merchandise.

Any deduction from the nominal value.

 Amazon sells e-books at a discounted price.

Synonyms

 Reduce, deduct, ignore, overlook.

Example

 The hotel manager discounted a certain amount from our bill.

 He refused to discount the item and said its price was fixed.

 They discounted the story, thinking it was a rumour.

 His team mates learnt to discount his rude behaviour.

 

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