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Discount vs. Reduction

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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.’;

Reductionnoun

The act, process, or result of reducing.

Discountverb

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

‘the banks discount notes and bills of exchange’;

Reductionnoun

The amount or rate by which something is reduced, e.g. in price.

‘A 5% reduction in robberies’;

Discountverb

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

Reductionnoun

(chemistry) A reaction in which electrons are gained and valence is reduced; often by the removal of oxygen or the addition of hydrogen.

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Discountverb

To leave out of account or regard as unimportant.

‘They discounted his comments.’;

Reductionnoun

(cooking) The process of rapidly boiling a sauce to concentrate it.

Discountverb

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

Reductionnoun

(mathematics) The rewriting of an expression into a simpler form.

Discountnoun

A reduction in price.

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

Reductionnoun

(computability theory) a transformation of one problem into another problem, such as mapping reduction or polynomial reduction.

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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.

Reductionnoun

(music) An arrangement for a far smaller number of parties, e.g. a keyboard solo based on a full opera.

Discountnoun

The rate of interest charged in discounting.

Reductionnoun

A philosophical procedure intended to reveal the objects of consciousness as pure phenomena. (See phenomenological reduction.)

Discountadjective

Specializing in selling goods at reduced prices.

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

Reductionnoun

(medicine) A medical procedure to restore a fracture or dislocation to the correct alignment.

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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.

Reductionnoun

The act of reducing, or state of being reduced; conversion to a given state or condition; diminution; conquest; as, the reduction of a body to powder; the reduction of things to order; the reduction of the expenses of government; the reduction of a rebellious province.

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.’;

Reductionnoun

The act or process of reducing. See Reduce, v. t., 6. and To reduce an equation, To reduce an expression, under Reduce, v. t.

Discountverb

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

Reductionnoun

The correction of observations for known errors of instruments, etc.

Discountverb

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

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

Reductionnoun

The process of making a copy of something, as a figure, design, or draught, on a smaller scale, preserving the proper proportions.

Discountverb

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

Reductionnoun

The bringing of a syllogism in one of the so-called imperfect modes into a mode in the first figure.

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.

Reductionnoun

The act, process, or result of reducing{7}; as, the reduction of iron from its ores; the reduction of an aldehyde into an alcohol.

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.

Reductionnoun

The operation of restoring a dislocated or fractured part to its former place.

Discountnoun

The rate of interest charged in discounting.

Reductionnoun

the act of decreasing or reducing something

Discountnoun

the act of reducing the selling price of merchandise

Reductionnoun

any process in which electrons are added to an atom or ion (as by removing oxygen or adding hydrogen); always occurs accompanied by oxidation of the reducing agent

Discountnoun

interest on an annual basis deducted in advance on a loan

Reductionnoun

the act of reducing complexity

Discountnoun

a refund of some fraction of the amount paid

Reductionnoun

the action or fact of making something smaller or less in amount, degree, or size

‘there had been a reduction in the number of casualties’; ‘talks on arms reduction’;

Discountnoun

an amount or percentage deducted

Reductionnoun

the amount by which something is made smaller, less, or lower in price

‘special reductions on knitwear’;

Discountverb

bar from attention or consideration;

‘She dismissed his advances’;

Reductionnoun

the simplification of a subject or problem to a particular form in presentation or analysis

‘the reduction of classical genetics to molecular biology’;

Discountverb

give a reduction in price on;

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

Reductionnoun

the process of converting an amount from one denomination to a smaller one, or of bringing down a fraction to its lowest terms.

Reductionnoun

the halving of the number of chromosomes per cell that occurs at one of the two anaphases of meiosis.

Reductionnoun

a thing that is made smaller or less in size or amount.

Reductionnoun

an arrangement of an orchestral score for piano or for a smaller group of performers.

Reductionnoun

a thick and concentrated liquid or sauce made by boiling.

Reductionnoun

a copy of a picture or photograph made on a smaller scale than the original.

Reductionnoun

the action of remedying a dislocation or fracture by returning the affected part of the body to its normal position

‘we must see if the fracture requires reduction’;

Reductionnoun

the process or result of reducing or being reduced

‘the reaction is limited to reduction to the hydrocarbon’;

Reductionnoun

substitution of a sound which requires less muscular effort to articulate

‘the process of vowel reduction’;

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