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 rebatingabate, 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 rebating
Rebating,—that is to say, departure from published tariffs,—occurs in both cases.
Much of the flagrant Standard Oil rebating in the eighties was almost openly, and certainly boldly, carried on by these means.
With the passage of time, and especially since 1896, new and even more elaborate schemes for rebating have come to light.
An entirely different plan of rebating,—and a most effective one,—has to do with apparently unrelated commercial transactions.
The rebating to the beef packers, especially on export business during 1902, was notorious.
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.