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discount 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Adjective
/ˈdiskount/,
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discounts, plural;
  1. (of a store or business) Offering goods for sale at discounted prices
    • - a discount drugstore chain
  2. At a price lower than the usual one
    • - a discount flight
Verb
  1. Deduct an amount from (the usual price of something)
    • - current users qualify for a discounted price
  2. Reduce (a product or service) in price
    • - merchandise that was deeply discounted—up to 50 percent
    • - discounted books
  3. Buy or sell (a bill of exchange) before its due date at less than its maturity value

  4. Regard (a possibility, fact, or person) as being unworthy of consideration because it lacks credibility
    • - I'd heard rumors, but discounted them
Noun
  1. A deduction from the usual cost of something, typically given for prompt or advance payment or to a special category of buyers
    • - many stores will offer a discount on bulk purchases
  2. A percentage deducted from the face value of a bill of exchange or promissory note when it changes hands before the due date


  1. dismiss: bar from attention or consideration; "She dismissed his advances"
  2. the act of reducing the selling price of merchandise
  3. give a reduction in price on; "I never discount these books-they sell like hot cakes"
  4. discount rate: interest on an annual basis deducted in advance on a loan
  5. rebate: a refund of some fraction of the amount paid
  6. deduction: an amount or percentage deducted
  7. Discount was a punk rock band that formed in Vero Beach, Florida, in 1995 and disbanded in 2000. Before disbanding, the group's members relocated to Gainesville, Florida, where they performed their last show in August 2000. ...
  8. (Discounts) Discounting is a financial mechanism in which a debtor obtains the right to delay payments to a creditor, for a defined period of time, in exchange for a charge or fee. ...
  9. A reduction in price; A deduction made for interest, in advancing money upon, or purchasing, a bill or note not due; payment in advance of interest upon money; The rate of interest charged in discounting; To deduct from an account, debt, charge, and the like; to make an abatement of; as, ...
  10. (Discounted) The market price of a share is said to have been ‘discounted’ when an event that is expected to happen, such as an increase in dividends or lower earnings, has been reflected in its price.
  11. (Discounted) A term in foreign exchange trading regarding the impact of certain information about events coming out before the event occurs, therefore limiting the impact of the event itself. When information is public, it is already thought to usually be “priced in” to the rate already.
  12. (Discounted) ^3: an economic adjustment based on the assumption that people place greater value on something they have today than something they will have in the future.
  13. (Discounting) Act of purchasing an accepted usance bill of exchange at an amount less than the face value.
  14. (Discounting) The comparison of quantities which are distributed over time by converting them to a present day value, by applying a discount rate.
  15. (Discounting) adjusting for people time preference, i.e. the fact that people generally want to have benefits today and defer costs to tomorrow; also, but not only, to reflect that $1 today is worth more than $1 in the future. ...
  16. (Discounting) The process of calculating the present value of a stream of future cash flows.
  17. (Discounting) Future costs and benefits are difficult to measure. The present value (P) of future benefits less costs is found by discounting.
  18. (DISCOUNTING) A procedure used to convert periodic incomes, cash flows and reversions into present value; on the assumption that benefits received in the future are worth less than the same benefits received now.
  19. (Discounting) A method of financial and economic analysis used to determine present and future values of investments or expenses.
  20. (Discounting) Clients, due to Concepts being a school environment, we do not offer discounting for group parties, seniors, students etc. Our prices are already discounted.
  21. (Discounting) Means of raising money against the value of unpaid invoices.
  22. (Discounting) Reducing the value of money in the future relative to today due to compound interest (i.e. doing compounding in reverse). (Lesson 1)
  23. (Discounting) The practice of offering special reductions in price.
  24. (Discounting) The process by which a central bank purchases qualified loans from commercial banks by printing currency or creating demand deposits. ...
  25. (Discounting) This is a technique that allows the calculation of present values of inputs and benefits that accrue in the future.