V2 Vocabulary Building Dictionary
Definition: 1. to give a deduction in the price of something; 2. to disregard or dismiss something
Synonyms: reduce, rebate, disregard, ignore, dismiss, decry
Antonyms: increase [in price], acknowledge
Tips: Discount is a good word to use in the context of expressing a low opinion of something or dismissing something as being untrue. It is, of course, also a noun, meaning "a reduction in the price of something."
You shouldn't discount his efforts; after all, he did his best. (dismiss, decry)
Don't discount the validity of these numbers; I really think we can reach this goal. (dismiss, decry)
You shouldn't discount the possibility that his story may be true. (dismiss, disregard)
That sweater has been discounted by twenty percent. (reduced)
Discover How You Can Improve Your
Vocabulary 10 to 100 Times Faster with
the Power Vocabulary Builder
The definition and lessons for the word discount were made available by the .
The Power Vocabulary Builder will help you develop a fuller, richer vocabulary 10 to 100 times faster than any other program available.
Visit the thesite right now to discover how you can get full access to this breakthrough program today!