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Idioms for discount
- Commerce. below par.
- below the usual list price.
- in low esteem or regard: His excuses were taken at a discount by all who knew him.
- not in demand; unwanted: Such ancient superstitions are at a discount in a civilized society.
Origin of discount
OTHER WORDS FROM discount
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Example sentences from the Web for discount
We’ll send you a lightweight, waterproof WHOOP fitness tracker and a code for a discounted, six-month membership.
Amazon says this is a one-day sale, though the 128GB model has been discounted to $19 for the past week if you don't need as much storage.
Furthermore, outside of sports, there isn’t much new programming for people to watch at the moment, which could be leading TV networks to discount their rates.
That means the other species with similar teeth we discounted before … may be megapredators too.This ichthyosaur died after devouring a creature nearly as long as itself|Maria Temming|August 20, 2020|Science News
Value should also benefit from the tightening of that yawning, steepest-ever discount to growth.The champ’s big comeback: Why beaten-down value stocks are poised to thrive|Shawn Tully|August 18, 2020|Fortune
Target was established in 1962 by the Dayton brothers as a discount offshoot of their eponymous Twin Cities department store.
So we would not discount that there is a future in the Alicia-Finn relationship.‘The Good Wife’ Creators on the Premiere’s Big Cary Twist, Will’s Death, and More|Kevin Fallon|September 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Both discount retail stores (Target) and high-end luxury brands (Valentino & YSL) have regularly enlisted him for campaigns.Speed Read: Terry Richardson on Sex, Lies, and Lindsay Lohan|Justin Jones|June 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In other words, because I am not like that, I can discount what you are saying.
Now, the Green Bay Packers quarterback is a Super Bowl champion, most valuable player, and State Farm Discount Double-Check guy.Don’t Cry for Johnny Football. The NFL’s 22nd Pick Will Do Just Fine.|Ben Teitelbaum|May 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Germany invests money abroad, but she seems to borrow as much, and more, in the discount markets of London and Paris.Readings in Money and Banking|Chester Arthur Phillips
A discount allowed by the company for the punctual payment of premiums belongs not to the agent, but to the insured.Putnam's Handy Law Book for the Layman|Albert Sidney Bolles
During the war the government often obtained ready money by issuing bills at 20 per cent discount.The Political History of England - Vol. X.|William Hunt
This neglect of a welcome seemed sadly to discount the value of the great hysterical demonstrations made when the troops departed.The Relief of Mafeking|Filson Young
A liberal discount to clubs, societies, or individuals, where several are taken.Hymns, Songs, and Fables, for Young People|Eliza Lee Follen
British Dictionary definitions for discount
verb (dɪsˈkaʊnt, ˈdɪskaʊnt) (mainly tr)
- to deduct (a specified amount or percentage) from the usual price, cost, etc
- to reduce (the regular price, cost, etc) by a stated percentage or amount
- the amount of interest deducted in the purchase or sale of or the loan of money on unmatured negotiable instruments
- the rate of interest deducted
- (in the issue of shares) a percentage deducted from the par value to give a reduced amount payable by subscribers
- the amount by which the par value of something, esp shares, exceeds its market valueCompare premium (def. 3)
- below the regular price
- (of share values) below par
- held in low regard; not sought after or valued
Derived forms of discountdiscountable, adjectivediscounter, noun
Idioms and Phrases with discount
see at a discount.