rebate / refund

rebate / refund
   A rebate is a discount from the manufacturer to the customer after a purchase has been made: The $600 computer cost only $69.43 after all the rebates.
   A refund is a full repayment to a dissatisfied customer: Mildred returned her girdle and demanded a full refund.

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  • rebate / refund —    A rebate is a discount from the manufacturer to the customer after a purchase has been made: The $600 computer cost only $69.43 after all the rebates.    A refund is a full repayment to a dissatisfied customer: Mildred returned her girdle and… …   Confused words

  • refund — To repay or restore; to return money in restitution or repayment; e.g. to refund overpaid taxes; to refund purchase price of returned goods. See also rebate refund claim refunds. To fund again or anew; specifically, finance, to borrow, usually by …   Black's law dictionary

  • rebate — re·bate / rē ˌbāt/ n: a refund or deduction of part of a payment, price, or charge re·bate / rē ˌbāt, ri bāt/ vb Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • refund — I noun compensation, cut, discount, indemnification, money back, payment for expenses, rebate, recompense, recoupment, reduction, refundment, reimbursement, repayment, replacement, restitution, return, satisfaction, settlement II verb adjust,… …   Law dictionary

  • refund — [n] returned money acquittance, allowance, compensation, consolation, discharge, discount, give back*, give up*, kickback, money back, payment, rebate, reimbursement, remuneration, repayment, restitution, retribution, return, satisfaction,… …   New thesaurus

  • rebate — ► NOUN 1) a partial refund to someone who has paid too much for tax, rent, etc. 2) a deduction or discount on a sum due. ► VERB ▪ pay back as a rebate. ORIGIN from Old French rebatre beat back , also deduct …   English terms dictionary

  • rebate — [n] refund given to purchaser abatement, allowance, bonus, deduction, discount, kickback, payback, reduction, reimbursement, remission, repayment, subtraction; concept 344 …   New thesaurus

  • Rebate (marketing) — For other uses, see rebate (disambiguation). A sales advertisement for a 12 pack of Pabst beer showing only the after rebate price. A rebate is an amount paid by way of reduction, return, or refund on what has already been paid or contributed. It …   Wikipedia

  • rebate — rebate1 rebatable, rebateable, adj. rebater, n. n. /ree bayt/; v. /ree bayt, ri bayt /, n., v., rebated, rebating. n. 1. a return of part of the original payment for some service or merchandise; partial refund. v.t. 2. to allow as a discount …   Universalium

  • rebate — Discount; deduction or refund of money in consideration of prompt payment. A deduction from a stipulated premium on a policy of insurance, in pursuance of an antecedent contract. A deduction or drawback from a stipulated payment, charge, or rate… …   Black's law dictionary

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