cash discount


: a discount granted in consideration of immediate payment or payment within a prescribed time

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Between 2011 and 2020, the three men conspired with others to purchase winning lottery tickets at a cash discount from gamblers all over Massachusetts, often using convenience store owners to facilitate the transactions. Adam Sennott,, 11 Dec. 2022 But at some stations, using a debit instead of a credit card will also get you the cash discount. cleveland, 3 Apr. 2021 Of course, cash still does remain king in one popular retail location: Gas stations still offer hefty cash discounts for paying with green. Jefferson Graham, USA TODAY, 23 Oct. 2019 Up to $4,500 in cash discounts on a 2017 model, per Automotive News. Kelsey Mays, USA TODAY, 16 Sep. 2017

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Word History

First Known Use

1917, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of cash discount was in 1917

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Cite this Entry

“Cash discount.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Feb. 2023.

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