Found 2 items, similar to Rebate.
English → English
n 1: a refund of some fraction of the amount paid [syn: discount
2: a rectangular groove made to hold two pieces together [syn:
v 1: give a reduction in the price during a sale; “The store is
rebating refrigerators this week”
2: cut a rebate in (timber or stone)
3: join with a rebate; “rebate the pieces of timber and stone”
English → English
, v. i.
To abate; to withdraw. [Obs.] --Foxe.
2. (Com.) Deduction; abatement; as, a rebate of interest for
immediate payment; a rebate of importation duties.
3. A portion of a sum paid, returned to the purchaser, as a
method of discounting. The rebate is sometimes returned by
the manufacturer, after the full price is paid to the
retailer by the purchaser.
, n. [See Rabbet
1. (Arch.) A rectangular longitudinal recess or groove, cut
in the corner or edge of any body; a rabbet. See Rabbet
2. A piece of wood hafted into a long stick, and serving to
beat out mortar. --Elmes.
3. An iron tool sharpened something like a chisel, and used
for dressing and polishing wood. --Elmes.
4. [Perhaps a different word.] A kind of hard freestone used
in making pavements. [R.] --Elmes.
(r[-e]*b[=a]t"), v. t. [F. rebattre to beat
again; pref. re- re- + battre to beat, L. batuere to beat,
strike. See Abate
1. To beat to obtuseness; to deprive of keenness; to blunt;
to turn back the point of, as a lance used for exercise.
But doth rebate and blunt his natural edge. --Shak.
2. To deduct from; to make a discount from, as interest due,
or customs duties. --Blount.
3. To return a portion of a sum paid, as a method of
discounting of prices.
, a cross which has the extremities of the
arms bent back at right angles, as in the fylfot.
, v. t.
To cut a rebate in. See Rabbet