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Discount vs. Commission

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Discountverb

To deduct from an account, debt, charge, and the like.

‘Merchants sometimes discount five or six per cent for prompt payment of bills.’;

Commissionnoun

A sending or mission (to do or accomplish something).

Discountverb

To lend money upon, deducting the discount or allowance for interest

‘the banks discount notes and bills of exchange’;

Commissionnoun

An official charge or authority to do something, often used of military officers.

‘David received his commission after graduating from West Point.’;

Discountverb

To take into consideration beforehand; to anticipate and form conclusions concerning (an event).

Commissionnoun

The thing to be done as agent for another.

‘I have three commissions for the city.’;

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Discountverb

To leave out of account or regard as unimportant.

‘They discounted his comments.’;

Commissionnoun

A body or group of people, officially tasked with carrying out a particular function.

‘the European Commission; the Electoral Commission; the Federal Communications Commission’; ‘The company's sexual harassment commission made sure that every employee completed the on-line course.’;

Discountverb

To lend, or make a practice of lending, money, abating the discount

Commissionnoun

A fee charged by an agent or broker for carrying out a transaction.

‘a reseller's commission’; ‘The real-estate broker charged a four percent commission for their knowledge on bidding for commercial properties; for their intellectual perspective on making a formal offer and the strategy to obtain a mutually satisfying deal with the seller in favour of the buyer.’;

Discountnoun

A reduction in price.

‘This store offers discounts on all its wares. That store specializes in discount wares, too.’;

Commissionnoun

The act of committing (e.g. a crime).

‘the commission, preparation or instigation of an act of terrorism’;

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Discountnoun

A deduction made for interest, in advancing money upon, or purchasing, a bill or note not due; payment in advance of interest upon money.

Commissionverb

(transitive) To send or officially charge someone or some group to do something.

‘James Bond was commissioned with recovering the secret documents.’;

Discountnoun

The rate of interest charged in discounting.

Commissionverb

(transitive) To place an order for (often piece of art)

‘He commissioned a replica of the Mona Lisa for his living room, but the painter gave up after six months.’;

Discountadjective

Specializing in selling goods at reduced prices.

‘If you're looking for cheap clothes, there's a discount clothier around the corner.’;

Commissionverb

(transitive) To put into active service

‘The aircraft carrier was commissioned in 1944, during WWII.’;

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Discountverb

To deduct from an account, debt, charge, and the like; to make an abatement of; as, merchants sometimes discount five or six per cent for prompt payment of bills.

Commissionnoun

The act of committing, doing, or performing; the act of perpetrating.

‘Every commission of sin introduces into the soul a certain degree of hardness.’;

Discountverb

To lend money upon, deducting the discount or allowance for interest; as, the banks discount notes and bills of exchange.

‘Discount only unexceptionable paper.’;

Commissionnoun

The act of intrusting; a charge; instructions as to how a trust shall be executed.

Discountverb

To take into consideration beforehand; to anticipate and form conclusions concerning (an event).

Commissionnoun

The duty or employment intrusted to any person or persons; a trust; a charge.

Discountverb

To leave out of account; to take no notice of.

‘Of the three opinions (I discount Brown's).’;

Commissionnoun

A formal written warrant or authority, granting certain powers or privileges and authorizing or commanding the performance of certain duties.

‘Let him see our commission.’;

Discountverb

To lend, or make a practice of lending, money, abating the discount; as, the discount for sixty or ninety days.

Commissionnoun

A certificate conferring military or naval rank and authority; as, a colonel's commission.

Discountnoun

A counting off or deduction made from a gross sum on any account whatever; an allowance upon an account, debt, demand, price asked, and the like; something taken or deducted.

Commissionnoun

A company of persons joined in the performance of some duty or the execution of some trust; as, the interstate commerce commission.

‘A commission was at once appointed to examine into the matter.’;

Discountnoun

A deduction made for interest, in advancing money upon, or purchasing, a bill or note not due; payment in advance of interest upon money.

Commissionnoun

The acting under authority of, or on account of, another.

Discountnoun

The rate of interest charged in discounting.

Commissionverb

To give a commission to; to furnish with a commission; to empower or authorize; as, to commission persons to perform certain acts; to commission an officer.

Discountnoun

the act of reducing the selling price of merchandise

Commissionverb

To send out with a charge or commission.

‘A chosen bandHe first commissions to the Latian land.’;

Discountnoun

interest on an annual basis deducted in advance on a loan

Commissionnoun

a special group delegated to consider some matter;

‘a committee is a group that keeps minutes and loses hours’;

Discountnoun

a refund of some fraction of the amount paid

Commissionnoun

a fee for services rendered based on a percentage of an amount received or collected or agreed to be paid (as distinguished from a salary);

‘he works on commission’;

Discountnoun

an amount or percentage deducted

Commissionnoun

the act of granting authority to undertake certain functions

Discountverb

bar from attention or consideration;

‘She dismissed his advances’;

Commissionnoun

the state of being in good working order and ready for operation;

‘put the ships into commission’; ‘the motor was out of commission’;

Discountverb

give a reduction in price on;

‘I never discount these books-they sell like hot cakes’;

Commissionnoun

a group of representatives or delegates

Commissionnoun

a formal statement of a command or injunction to do something;

‘the judge's charge to the jury’;

Commissionnoun

an official document issued by a government and conferring on the recipient the rank of an officer in the armed forces

Commissionnoun

the act of committing a crime

Commissionnoun

a special assignment that is given to a person or group;

‘a confidential mission to London’; ‘his charge was deliver a message’;

Commissionverb

put into commission; equip for service; of ships

Commissionverb

place an order for

Commissionverb

charge with a task

Commissionnoun

an instruction, command, or role given to a person or group

‘one of his first commissions was to redesign the Great Exhibition building’; ‘he received a commission to act as an informer’;

Commissionnoun

an order for something, especially a work of art, to be produced specially

‘Mozart at last received a commission to write an opera’;

Commissionnoun

a work produced in response to a commission

‘in that year Zeuxis painted his most famous commission’;

Commissionnoun

the authority to perform a task or certain duties

‘the divine Commission of Christ’;

Commissionnoun

a group of people entrusted by a government or other official body with authority to do something

‘a commission was appointed to investigate allegations of police violence’;

Commissionnoun

a sum, typically a set percentage of the value involved, paid to an agent in a commercial transaction

‘he sold cosmetics on commission’; ‘foreign banks may charge a commission’;

Commissionnoun

a warrant conferring the rank of officer in an army, navy, or air force

‘he has resigned his commission’; ‘she intended to apply for a commission in the army’;

Commissionnoun

the action of committing a crime or offence

‘the commission of an arrestable offence’; ‘the errors are of omission rather than commission’;

Commissionverb

order or authorize the production of (something)

‘the portrait was commissioned by his widow in 1792’;

Commissionverb

order or authorize (a person or organization) to do or produce something

‘they commissioned an architect to manage the building project’; ‘he was commissioned to do a series of drawings’;

Commissionverb

bring (something newly produced) into working condition

‘the aircraft carrier was commissioned in 1945’; ‘we had a few hiccups getting the heating equipment commissioned’;

Commissionverb

appoint (someone) to the rank of officer in an army, navy, or air force

‘he was commissioned into the Royal Fusiliers’;

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