Definition of Discounts

1. Verb. (third-person singular of discount) ¹



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Definition of Discounts

1. discount [v] - See also: discount

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Discounts

discount rates
discount store
discount stores
discountability
discountable
discounted
discountenance
discountenanced
discountenancer
discountenancers
discountenances
discountenancing
discounter
discounters
discounting
discounts (current term)
discourage
discourageable
discouraged
discouragement
discouragements
discourager
discouragers
discourages
discourageth
discouraging
discouragingly
discoure
discoured
discoures

Literary usage of Discounts

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1. Auditing Theory and Practice by Robert Hiester Montgomery (1912)
"Cash discounts: Where it is customary to permit trade debtors to deduct a ... Where the items are strictly cash discounts, and are not permitted if the ..."

2. The Publishers Weekly by R.R. Bowker Company, Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association (1892)
"AS TO discounts AND COLLECTIONS. WE doubt whether retailers generally give ... Their claim is that the extra discounts which prompt cash payments secure, ..."

3. The Johns Hopkins University Studies in Historical and Political Science by Johns Hopkins University (1888)
"TRADE discounts. That elementary form of cooperation where the members of an organization buy at reduced prices for cash, by agreeing to concentrate their ..."

4. Accounting Theory and Practice by Roy Bernard Kester (1917)
"This analysis is believed to offer the best explanation of cash discounts. In this work they will, therefore, be treated as financial management items. ..."

5. The Fundamentals of Accounting by William Morse Cole, Anne Elizabeth Geddes (1921)
"Enter in the cash book the following transactions subject to these discounts, and show what postings would be made from it, not showing discounts forfeited, ..."

6. The Applied Theory of Accounts by Paul-Joseph Esquerré (1914)
"Trade discounts 2. All expenses which the vendor had agreed to stand in order to ... Cash discounts Economically speaking, cash discounts given and received ..."

7. Money and Banking by John Thom Holdsworth (1917)
"Attention has been drawn, also, to the close relation existing between loans or discounts and deposits. The bank's loanable funds come mainly from deposits ..."

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