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REBATE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does rebate mean? 

REBATE (noun)
  The noun REBATE has 2 senses:

1. a refund of some fraction of the amount paid
2. a rectangular groove made to hold two pieces together

  Familiarity information: REBATE used as a noun is rare.


REBATE (verb)
  The verb REBATE has 3 senses:

1. give a reduction in the price during a sale
2. cut a rebate in (timber or stone)
3. join with a rebate

  Familiarity information: REBATE used as a verb is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


REBATE (noun)


Sense 1rebate [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A refund of some fraction of the amount paid

Classified under:

Nouns denoting possession and transfer of possession

Synonyms:

rebate; discount

Hypernyms ("rebate" is a kind of...):

refund (money returned to a payer)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "rebate"):

rent-rebate (a rebate on rent given by a local government authority)


Sense 2rebate [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A rectangular groove made to hold two pieces together

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

rabbet; rebate

Hypernyms ("rebate" is a kind of...):

channel; groove (a long narrow furrow cut either by a natural process (such as erosion) or by a tool (as e.g. a groove in a phonograph record))


REBATE (verb)


Sense 1rebate [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Give a reduction in the price during a sale

Classified under:

Verbs of buying, selling, owning

Context example:

The store is rebating refrigerators this week

Hypernyms (to "rebate" is one way to...):

discount (give a reduction in price on)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s


Sense 2rebate [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Cut a rebate in (timber or stone)

Classified under:

Verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging

Hypernyms (to "rebate" is one way to...):

cut (separate with or as if with an instrument)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "rebate"):

rusticate (give (stone) a rustic look)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s something


Sense 3rebate [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Join with a rebate

Classified under:

Verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging

Context example:

rebate the pieces of timber and stone

Hypernyms (to "rebate" is one way to...):

bring together; join (cause to become joined or linked)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s something


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