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 centurySee Words from the same year
Definition of rebate
: a return of a part of a payment
Examples of rebate in a Sentence
There is a $50 rebate offered with the printer.
First Known Use of rebate
REBATE Defined for English Language Learners
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
Definition of rebate for Students
: the return of part of a payment or of an amount owed Mail in your receipt and get a rebate.
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