- cut off or abridged in some way, as a cross potent formed as a swastika.
Origin of rebated
- a return of part of the original payment for some service or merchandise; partial refund.
- to allow as a discount.
- to deduct (a certain amount), as from a total.
- to return (part of an original payment): He rebated five dollars to me.
- to provide a rebate for (merchandise) after purchase: The manufacturer is rebating this air conditioner.
- to blunt (an edged or pointed weapon).
- to cover the edge or point of (an edged or pointed weapon) in order to make it incapable of cutting or piercing.
- to allow rebates, especially as the policy or practice of a company, store, etc.
Origin of rebate1
Related Words for rebatedabate, ebb, wane, recede, evaporate, fade, trim, lower, cut, dwindle, shorten, lessen, pare, slash, diminish, curtail, weaken, refund, restore, reimburse
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Historical Examples of rebated
The holes in both pieces are bored for the dowels before they are rebated.
Fig. 260 is a rebated joint, broken at the front by a bead moulding.
The ends to be joined are planed up true and square and then rebated as shown.
They are rebated for shutters, the old hooks for which also remain.Bell's Cathedrals: Chichester (1901)
Hubert C. Corlette
Fig. 61 (A) shows the well-known "Oxford frame," illustrating halved joints when the edge is rebated.
- a refund of a fraction of the amount payable or paid, as for goods purchased in quantity; discount
- to deduct (a part) of a payment from (the total)
- archaic to reduce or diminish (something or the effectiveness of something)
Word Origin for rebate
- another word for rabbet
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.