An exchange of goods or services for currency or credit.
“He celebrated after the sale of company.”
The sale of goods at reduced prices.
“They are having a clearance sale: 50% off.”
The act of putting up for auction to the highest bidder.
To deduct from an account, debt, charge, and the like.
“Merchants sometimes discount five or six per cent for prompt payment of bills.”
To lend money upon, deducting the discount or allowance for interest
“the banks discount notes and bills of exchange”
To take into consideration beforehand; to anticipate and form conclusions concerning (an event).
To leave out of account or regard as unimportant.
“They discounted his comments.”
To lend, or make a practice of lending, money, abating the discount
A reduction in price.
“This store offers discounts on all its wares. That store specializes in discount wares, too.”
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.
Specializing in selling goods at reduced prices.
“If you’re looking for cheap clothes, there’s a discount clothier around the corner.”
the exchange of a commodity for money; the action of selling something
“the sale has fallen through”
“we withdrew it from sale”
a quantity or amount sold
“price cuts failed to boost sales”
the activity or business of selling products
“director of sales and marketing”
a period during which a shop or dealer sells goods at reduced prices
“the January sales got under way this week”
a public or charitable event at which goods are sold or auctioned
“a bric-a-brac sale will be held at St Cuthbert’s Church Centre”