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Definition of "rebate" []

  • A deduction from an amount to be paid or a return of part of an amount given in payment. (noun)
  • To deduct or return (an amount) from a payment or bill. (verb-transitive)
  • To lessen; diminish. (verb-transitive)
  • Variant of rabbet. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "rebate" in a sentence
  • "Law 5: The difficulty involved in redeeming a rebate is directly proportional to the dollar value of the rebate."
  • "The tablet will run customers $399.99 after a $50 mail-in rebate with a two-year service agreement and qualifying rate plan."
  • "And many consumers got a $250 rebate from the federally-funded Cash for Clunkers program when they traded in their qualifying models."