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Definition 1: a rectangular groove made to hold two pieces together - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for rebate in the sense of this definition

(rebate is a kind of ...) a long narrow furrow cut either by a natural process (such as erosion) or by a tool (as e.g. a groove in a phonograph record)

Definition 2: a refund of some fraction of the amount paid - [noun denoting possession]

Synonyms for rebate in the sense of this definition

(rebate is a kind of ...) money returned to a payer

(... is a kind of rebate ) a rebate on rent given by a local government authority

Definition 3: cut a rebate in (timber or stone) - [verb of contact]

(rebate is a kind of ...) separate with or as if with an instrument

"Cut the rope"

(... is a kind of rebate ) give (stone) a rustic look

Definition 4: join with a rebate - [verb of contact]

Samples where rebate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • rebate the pieces of timber and stone

(rebate is a kind of ...) cause to become joined or linked

"join these two parts so that they fit together"

Definition 5: give a reduction in the price during a sale - [verb of possession]

Samples where rebate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The store is rebating refrigerators this week

(rebate is a kind of ...) give a reduction in price on

"I never discount these books-they sell like hot cakes"

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