verb (used with object), re·bat·ed, re·bat·ing.
verb (used without object), re·bat·ed, re·bat·ing.
Origin of rebate1
noun, verb, re·bat·ed, re·bat·ing.
Examples from the Web for rebate
In fact, according to CTJ, they generated so many tax breaks that they reported negative taxes and often received a rebate check.You Pay Higher Taxes Than Boeing (and GE, Verizon & 23 More U.S. Corporations)|Brandy Zadrozny|April 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In essence, Chesapeake would get a rebate on the fees it had guaranteed to Access.
Chesapeake never answered questions about whether that rebate was figured in to the price it charged Joe Drake and his neighbors.
The rebate and the “solar tax” became the centerpiece of a heated campaign with Goldwater in the forefront defending the subsidy.
Instead, President François Hollande pushed for cuts to the rebate the U.K. has received from the EU since 1984.
If the joint has square edges a rebate may be formed to accommodate a panel by fixing a bolection moulding around the frame.Woodwork Joints|William Fairham
I told them to keep it; that nothing but a rebate of thirteen pounds looked good to me.A Yankee in the Far East|George Hoyt Allen
This, known as 'drayage equalization,' was claimed by competitors to be in the nature of a rebate to secure business.Railroads: Rates and Regulations|William Z. Ripley
If he is, he becomes entitled to a rebate of this amount on his subsequent purchases.Village Life in China|Arthur H. Smith
Some redress, a rebate of the price paid, was made to Francis Thompson for the agony of the opium habit.The Life of Francis Thompson|Everard Meynell
verb (rɪˈbeɪt) (tr)
Word Origin for rebate
late 14c., "to reduce;" early 15c., "to deduct, subtract," from Old French rabattre "beat down, drive back," also "deduct," from re- "repeatedly" (see re-) + abattre "beat down" (see abate). Meaning "to pay back (a sum) as a rebate" is from 1957. Related: Rebated; rebating.
1650s, from rebate (v.).
The return of part of a payment for a good. Unlike a discount, which is deducted from the price before purchase, a rebate is returned after purchase.