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Rebate

Rebate is a cash payment offered as an incentive by the manufacturer to consumers, which is usually applied by the consumer to reduce the net price of a vehicle.


Rebate is an interest adjustment used when retiring a Bill of Exchange before it is due.


A discount given to a consumer who buys a product and sends in proof of purchase; ranges from a small percentage of the purchase price to the full purchase price.

Webster Dictionary Meaning

1. Rebate
- Diminution.
- Deduction; abatement; as, a rebate of interest for immediate payment; a rebate of importation duties.
- A rectangular longitudinal recess or groove, cut in the corner or edge of any body; a rabbet. See Rabbet.
- A piece of wood hafted into a long stick, and serving to beat out mortar.
- An iron tool sharpened something like a chisel, and used for dressing and polishing wood.
- A kind of hard freestone used in making pavements.
2. Rebate
- To abate; to withdraw.
3. Rebate
- To beat to obtuseness; to deprive of keenness; to blunt; to turn back the point of, as a lance used for exercise.
- To deduct from; to make a discount from, as interest due, or customs duties.
- To cut a rebate in. See Rabbet, v.
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