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Webster 1913 Edition


Rebate

Re-bate′

(rē̍-bāt′)
,
Verb.
T.
[F.
rebattre
to beat again; pref.
re-
re- +
battre
to beat, L.
batuere
to beat, strike. See
Abate
.]
1.
To beat to obtuseness; to deprive of keenness; to blunt; to turn back the point of, as a lance used for exercise.
But doth
rebate
and blunt his natural edge.
Shakespeare
2.
To deduct from; to make a discount from, as interest due, or customs duties.
Blount.
Rebated cross
,
a cross which has the extremities of the arms bent back at right angles, as in the fylfot.

Re-bate′

,
Verb.
I.
To abate; to withdraw.
[Obs.]
Foxe.

Re-bate′

,
Noun.
1.
Diminution.
2.
(Com.)
Deduction; abatement;
as, a
rebate
of interest for immediate payment; a
rebate
of importation duties.
Bouvier.

Re-bate′

,
Noun.
[See
Rabbet
.]
1.
(Arch.)
A rectangular longitudinal recess or groove, cut in the corner or edge of any body; a rabbet. See
Rabbet
.
2.
A piece of wood hafted into a long stick, and serving to beat out mortar.
Elmes.
3.
An iron tool sharpened something like a chisel, and used for dressing and polishing wood.
Elmes.
4.
[Perhaps a different word.]
A kind of hard freestone used in making pavements.
[R.]
Elmes.

Re-bate′

,
Verb.
T.
To cut a rebate in. See
Rabbet
,
Verb.

Webster 1828 Edition


Rebate

REBA'TE

, v.t.
To blunt; to beat to obtuseness; to deprive of keenness.
He doth rebate and blunt his natural edge.
The keener edge of battle to rebate.

REBA'TE

,

Definition 2022


rebate

rebate

See also: rebaté

English

the rebates of this cinema film include both the clear portions, with sprocket holes, and the all-black portion of the both edges

Noun

rebate (plural rebates)

A rebate (rabbet) for joining wood
  1. A deduction from an amount to be paid; an abatement.
  2. The return of part of an amount already paid.
  3. (photography) The edge of a roll of film, from which no image can be developed.
  4. A rectangular groove made to hold two pieces (of wood etc) together; a rabbet.
    • 2014 September 11, Jeff Howell, “Home improvements: The dangers of abestos roofs [print version: Where can I find help – at the double?, 6 September 2014, p. P13]”, in The Daily Telegraph (Property):
      For your existing windows, the glazing rebates will also have to be deepened to provide the extra gap.
  5. A piece of wood hafted into a long stick, and serving to beat out mortar.
  6. An iron tool sharpened something like a chisel, and used for dressing and polishing wood.
  7. A kind of hard freestone used in making pavements.

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rebate (third-person singular simple present rebates, present participle rebating, simple past and past participle rebated)

  1. (transitive) To deduct or return an amount from a bill or payment
  2. (transitive) To diminish or lessen something
  3. To beat to obtuseness; to deprive of keenness; to blunt; to turn back the point of, as a lance used for exercise.
    • Shakespeare
      But doth rebate and blunt his natural edge.
  4. (transitive) To cut a rebate (or rabbet) in something
  5. To abate; to withdraw.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Foxe to this entry?)

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Etymology 1

Verb

rebate

  1. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of rebatir.
  2. Informal second-person singular () affirmative imperative form of rebatir.

Etymology 2

Verb

rebate

  1. First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of rebatar.
  2. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of rebatar.
  3. Formal second-person singular (usted) imperative form of rebatar.