rediscount

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

Definition of rediscount

 (Entry 1 of 2)

transitive verb

: to discount (something, such as commercial paper) again

rediscount

noun
re·​dis·​count | \ (ˌ)rē-ˈdi-ˌskau̇nt How to pronounce rediscount (audio) \

Definition of rediscount (Entry 2 of 2)

1 : the act or process of rediscounting
2 : negotiable paper that is rediscounted

Other Words from rediscount

Verb

rediscountable \ (ˌ)rē-​ˈdi-​ˌskau̇n-​tə-​bəl How to pronounce rediscountable (audio) , ˌrē-​di-​ˈskau̇n-​ \ adjective

First Known Use of rediscount

Verb

1838, in the meaning defined above

Noun

1892, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Rediscount.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rediscount. Accessed 2 Jun. 2020.

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