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rebate

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verb re·bate \ˈrē-ˌbāt, ri-ˈ\

Definition of rebate

rebated

rebating

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to reduce the force or activity of :  diminish

  3. 2 :  to reduce the sharpness of :  blunt

  4. 3 a :  to make a rebate of b :  to give a rebate to

  5. intransitive verb
  6. :  to give rebates

rebater

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Origin and Etymology of rebate

Middle English, from Anglo-French rebatre, rabatre to beat back, deduct, from re- + abatre to strike down, from a- (from Latin ad-) + batre to beat, from Latin battuere


First Known Use: 14th century


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rebate

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noun re·bate \ˈrē-ˌbāt\

Definition of rebate

  1. :  a return of a part of a payment

Examples of rebate in a sentence

  1. There is a $50 rebate offered with the printer.

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First Known Use of rebate

1656


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rebate

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re·bate \ˈra-bət, ˈrē-ˌbāt\

Definition of rebate

  1. chiefly British variant of rabbet

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REBATE Defined for English Language Learners


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noun re·bate \ˈrē-ˌbāt\

Definition of rebate for English Language Learners

  • : an amount of money that is paid back to you because you have paid too much

  • : an amount of money that a business or company pays back to you because you have bought a particular product or service


REBATE Defined for Kids

rebate

noun re·bate

Definition of rebate for Students

  1. :  the return of part of a payment or of an amount owed <Mail in your receipt and get a rebate.>


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rebate

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noun re·bate \ˈrē-ˌbāt\

Legal Definition of rebate

  1. :  a refund or deduction of part of a payment, price, or charge

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