• To deduct from an account, debt, charge, and the like.
  • To lend money upon, deducting the discount or allowance for interest
  • To take into consideration beforehand; to anticipate and form conclusions concerning (an event).
  • To leave out of account or regard as unimportant.
  • To lend, or make a practice of lending, money, abating the discount
  • To believe, or act as though one believes, that one's own feelings are more important than the reality of a situation.


  • 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.
  • The act of one who believes, or act as though they believe, that their own feelings are more important than the reality of a situation.


  • Specializing in selling goods at reduced prices.


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  • Alteration of French descompte, décompte, from Old French disconter, desconter, from Medieval Latin discomputō ("I deduct, discount"), from Latin dis- ("away") + computō.

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