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.
Related Words for rebatereimbursement, kickback, bonus, abatement, deduction, discount, reduction, repayment, allowance, payback, subtraction, remission
Examples from the Web for rebate
Contemporary Examples of 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)
April 15, 2014
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.Scenes from the GOP Civil War
February 4, 2014
Instead, President François Hollande pushed for cuts to the rebate the U.K. has received from the EU since 1984.Useful Euro Summit?
November 27, 2012
Historical Examples of rebate
They closed with a rebate in the jambs and against the raised threshold.Byzantine Churches in Constantinople
Alexander Van Millingen
When I went to get my rebate I was offered one pound eleven shillings.A Yankee in the Far East
George Hoyt Allen
Tell Hankins to draw a check for the rebate in full and bring it in to me.Cappy Ricks Retires
Peter B. Kyne
If you want to make your policy 182 unassailable, you must refund that rebate.The Best Policy
If he is, he becomes entitled to a rebate of this amount on his subsequent purchases.Village Life in China
Arthur H. Smith
verb (rɪˈbeɪt) (tr)
Word Origin for rebate
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.