Rebatement

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Rebatement Same as 3d Rebate v.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n rebatement The act of rebating, or the state of being rebated; a blunting; abatement: drawback.
    • n rebatement In heraldry:
    • n rebatement A cutting off, or shortening, as of one arm of a cross, or the like.
    • n rebatement Same as abatement, in the sense of degradation of or dishonorable addition to a coat-armor.
    • n rebatement A narrowing.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Rebatement deduction: diminution: narrowing:
    • n Rebatement (her.) a shortening, as of one arm of a cross
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Cf. OF. rabatement, fr. rabatre, to diminish, F. rabattre,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr. rebattre, to beat back—L. re-, back, battuĕre, to beat.

Usage

In literature:

Then I had another modest spell that won't let me ask him whether he'd been put away for givin' rebates, or grabbin' for graft.
"Torchy" by Sewell Ford
Yer wife's just presented yer with another rebate off yer income-tax.
"Jokes For All Occasions" by Anonymous
At first he met all bills promptly and never asked for any rebate or commission.
"Randy of the River" by Horatio Alger Jr.
The conductor gave the girl a rebate ticket and passed on.
"Frank Merriwell's Bravery" by Burt L. Standish
Cut the rebates in the side pieces into which these pieces are to rest their ends.
"Mission Furniture" by H. H. Windsor
Granting of passes was prohibited to other than railroad employees, and granting of rebates was forbidden.
"History of the United States, Volume 6 (of 6)" by E. Benjamin Andrews
No railroad shall pay a rebate or bonus.
"Robert Toombs" by Pleasant A. Stovall
The new company received secret rebates ranging from 50 cents to $1.32 per barrel.
"The Railroad Question" by William Larrabee
Why did he not send a message to Congress showing up the hemp rebate system?
"The American Occupation of the Philippines 1898-1912" by James H. Blount
All direct and indirect rebates were abolished.
"The Express Companies of the United States" by Bert Benedict
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In poetry:

Rebate thy tender suit,
Lest to herself impute
Some worth
Thy bride of earth!
"Any Saint" by Francis Thompson

In news:

JEFFERSON CITY — Missouri is to receive up to $5.7 million to be spent as rebates to consumers who buy energy-efficient appliances.
If you got an economic stimulus check last year, you might need to subtract that rebate from one portion of your Oregon tax form.
Residential solar use up with CPS rebate, tax credit.
Residents have a great opportunity to save money with rebates from Efficiency United through Water and Energy Solutions.
The data show government transfers and rebates have not increased consumption at all.
With Congress willfully blind, Americans subsidize aliens' tax rebates.
Running Oct 1 through Nov 30, the ANCO "Make it a Better Car" promotion will enable consumers to receive rebates of up to $20 when they purchase a pair of qualifying premium ANCO wipers from a participating location.
Cruiseone.com has a deal launching Black Friday that will give you a rebate for onboard expenses up to $200.
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For high-efficiency boilers , the rebate is $1,500, and since people are basically paying ...
Browse comprehensive car pricing info, current rebates & incentives, safety ratings, car photos, specs & more on the all new 2012 Dodge Caliber SE Wagon.
Sun, Power Company to Offer Rebates on Servers.
Premier Windows has rebates and no sales tax for you to take advantage of.
House approves private school tax rebate.
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In science:

Economic issues Certainly, municipalities have been challenged by the high initial cost of LED traffic signals and, in response, several electric utilities offer rebates or other financial incentives to municipalities for LED traffic signal installations.
Increasing Market Penetration of LED Traffic Signals in New York State: Review of Articles and Information on LED Traffic Signals
Several electric utilities have programs by which they offer rebates or other financial assistance for municipalities using LED traffic signals (CEE, 1999; Howe, 2000).
Increasing Market Penetration of LED Traffic Signals in New York State: Review of Articles and Information on LED Traffic Signals
View a two-priced mechanism ¯x = ¯xval + ¯xC as charging v with probability ¯x(v) and giving a rebate of C with probability ¯xC (v).
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