rediscount

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verb

re·​dis·​count (ˌ)rē-ˈdi-ˌskau̇nt How to pronounce rediscount (audio)
ˌrē-di-ˈskau̇nt-
rediscounted; rediscounting; rediscounts

transitive verb

: to discount (something, such as commercial paper) again
rediscountable
(ˌ)rē-ˈdi-ˌskau̇n-tə-bəl How to pronounce rediscount (audio)
ˌrē-di-ˈskau̇n-
adjective

rediscount

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noun

re·​dis·​count (ˌ)rē-ˈdi-ˌskau̇nt How to pronounce rediscount (audio)
1
: the act or process of rediscounting
2
: negotiable paper that is rediscounted

Word History

First Known Use

Verb

1838, in the meaning defined above

Noun

1892, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of rediscount was in 1838

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Cite this Entry

“Rediscount.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rediscount. Accessed 6 Dec. 2022.

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