gift certificate

noun

Definition of gift certificate

: a certificate entitling the recipient to receive goods or services of a specified value from the issuer

Examples of gift certificate in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The grand prize is a $200 gift certificate to a kitchen specialty store. Star Tribune, "The timer is ticking on Holiday Cookie Contest," 23 Sep. 2020 Wood was given a certificate of recognition, a gift certificate to a local nursery of her choice, a winner’s yard sign and promotional items. San Diego Union-Tribune, "Rancho San Diego landscape earns award for colorful, waterwise ‘room with a view’," 20 Sep. 2020 But the honor might go to Fodor, who once played on a low-level pro mini tour where his prize for a third-place tie at the Budget Open in 2009 was $184.17 and a gift certificate. Jeff Zillgitt, USA TODAY, "Who's the best golfer inside the NBA bubble? It's probably not a player," 19 Sep. 2020 One gift certificate will be given out each day during the week of event. Susan Selasky, Detroit Free Press, "Globally inspired flavors are spotlight of Madison Heights Restaurant Week," 17 Sep. 2020 Participants are asked to do any of the events on their own before Aug. 30 to be registered in a raffle to win a gift certificate to one of three restaurants — $100 to Allegory, $50 to Aurelio’s or $25 to Jimmy John’s, a news release said. Beacon-news Staff, chicagotribune.com, "Evening hikes offered in Kane County," 7 Aug. 2020 The grand prize is a $200 gift certificate to a kitchen specialty store. Lee Svitak Dean, Star Tribune, "Attention, bakers, start your ovens for the Star Tribune Holiday Cookie Contest," 9 Sep. 2020 Participants are asked to do any of the events on their own before Aug. 30 to be registered in a raffle to win a gift certificate to one of three restaurants — $100 to Allegory, $50 to Aurelio’s or $25 to Jimmy John’s, a news release said. Beacon-news Staff, chicagotribune.com, "Evening hikes offered in Kane County," 7 Aug. 2020 Each week, one winner will receive a $250 gift certificate to Wayside Furniture. Cameron Fields, cleveland, "Sign up for cleveland.com’s 2020 Pro Picks Football Contest sponsored by Wayside Furniture," 28 Aug. 2020

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First Known Use of gift certificate

1900, in the meaning defined above

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26 Sep 2020

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“Gift certificate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gift%20certificate. Accessed 29 Sep. 2020.

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gift certificate

noun

English Language Learners Definition of gift certificate

US : a piece of paper that is worth a certain amount of money and is given to someone to be used like money to pay for things (such as the products or services of a particular business)

gift certificate

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Kids Definition of gift certificate

: a certificate that is worth a certain amount of money and given to someone to buy something from a store

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