[noun ree-beyt; verb ree-beyt, ri-beyt] /noun ˈri beɪt; verb ˈri beɪt, rɪˈbeɪt/
a return of part of the original payment for some service or merchandise; partial refund.
verb (used with object), rebated, rebating.
to allow as a discount.
to deduct (a certain amount), as from a total.
to return (part of an original payment):
He rebated five dollars to me.
to provide a rebate for (merchandise) after purchase:
The manufacturer is rebating this air conditioner.
to blunt (an edged or pointed weapon).
to cover the edge or point of (an edged or pointed weapon) in order to make it incapable of cutting or piercing.
verb (used without object), rebated, rebating.
to allow rebates, especially as the policy or practice of a company, store, etc.
[ree-beyt, rab-it] /ˈri beɪt, ˈræb ɪt/
noun, verb, rebated, rebating.
a refund of a fraction of the amount payable or paid, as for goods purchased in quantity; discount
verb (transitive) (rɪˈbeɪt)
to deduct (a part) of a payment from (the total)
(archaic) to reduce or diminish (something or the effectiveness of something)
another word for rabbet
late 14c., “to reduce;” early 15c., “to deduct, subtract,” from Old French rabattre “beat down, drive back,” also “deduct,” from re- “repeatedly” (see re-) + abattre “beat down” (see abate). Meaning “to pay back (a sum) as a rebate” is from 1957. Related: Rebated; rebating.
1650s, from rebate (v.).
The return of part of a payment for a good. Unlike a discount, which is deducted from the price before purchase, a rebate is returned after purchase.
[ruh-bah-toh, -bey-] /rəˈbɑ toʊ, -ˈbeɪ-/ noun, plural rebatos. 1. . [ruh-bah-toh, -bey-] /rəˈbɑ toʊ, -ˈbeɪ-/ noun, plural rabatos. 1. a wide, stiff collar of the 17th century, worn flat over the shoulders or open in front and standing at the back. 2. a stiff frame of wire or wood worn in the 17th century as […]
[reb-uh] /ˈrɛb ə/ noun, Yiddish. 1. a teacher in a Jewish school. 2. (often initial capital letter) a title of respect for the leader of a Hasidic group. /ˈrɛbə/ noun (Judaism) 1. the usually dynastic leader of a Chassidic sect 2. an individual’s chosen spiritual mentor n. 1881, from Yiddish, from Hebrew rabbi (see rabbi).
[reb-i-tsin] /ˈrɛb ɪ tsɪn/ noun, Yiddish. 1. the wife of a rabbi. /ˈrɛbətsən/ noun 1. (Judaism) the wife of a rabbi
[ree-bek] /ˈri bɛk/ noun 1. a Renaissance fiddle with a pear-shaped body tapering into a neck that ends in a sickle-shaped or scroll-shaped pegbox. /ˈriːbɛk/ noun 1. a medieval stringed instrument resembling the violin but having a lute-shaped body n. medieval stringed musical instrument, early 15c., from Middle French rebec (15c.), an unexplained alteration (perhaps […]