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discount

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of discount

  1. something that is or may be subtracted <a discount of 20% from the original price> Synonyms abatement, deduction, reductionRelated Words giveback, kickback, rebate; dent, depreciation; decline, decrement, diminishment, diminution, drop, fall, loss; forfeit, forfeiture, penaltyNear Antonyms accretion, accrual, augmentation, boost, gain, increase, increment, raise, rise; appreciationAntonyms accession, addition




discount

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of discount

  1. 1 to dismiss as of little importance <even while acknowledging the primacy of the director, we should not discount the contributions of all the others who worked on the film> Synonyms blink (at), brush (aside or off), condone, excuse, disregard, forgive, gloss (over), gloze (over), ignore, overlook, overpass, paper over, pardon, pass over, remit, shrug off, whitewash, wink (at)Related Words explain, justify, rationalize; absolve, acquit, clear, exculpate, exonerate, vindicate; waive, wave (aside or off)Near Antonyms heed, mark, mind, note, object (to)

  2. 2 to express scornfully one's low opinion of <shouldn't discount their contributions to our fund-raising efforts> Synonyms bad-mouth, belittle, cry down, denigrate, deprecate, depreciate, derogate, diminish, dis (also diss) [slang], decry, dismiss, disparage, kiss off, minimize, play down, poor-mouth, put down, run down, talk down, trash, trash-talk, vilipend, write offRelated Words discommend; abuse, scold; disapprove (of), dislike; censure, condemn, criticize, denounce, reprehend, reprobate; asperse, defame, malign, rip, slander, slur, traduce, vilify; discredit, disgraceNear Antonyms approve, countenance, endorse (also indorse), favor, recommend, sanction; commend, compliment, eulogizeAntonyms acclaim, applaud, exalt, extol (also extoll), glorify, laud, magnify, praise





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