Discount means a reduction off of the normal price for goods or services.(noun)
An example of a discount is 10 percent off.
The definition of discount is reduced prices or something being sold at a price lower than that item is normally sold for.(adjective)
An example of something described as discount is a purse sold for 50 percent off its normal price or a store that focuses on selling designer items at below-market prices.
To discount is defined as to mark down the price of something, or to disregard a suggestion or idea because it is unlikely to be true.(verb)
See discount in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: < OFr desconter, to count off < ML discomputare: see dis- & compute
See discount in American Heritage Dictionary 4
verb dis·count·ed, dis·count·ing, dis·counts verb, transitive
Origin: Alteration (influenced by dis- and count1)
Origin: of French décompter
Origin: , from Old French desconter
Origin: : des-, away; see dis-
Origin: + conter, to count; see count1.
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