rebate - Dictionary definition and meaning for word rebate
Rebate is same as abate, bt normally used for price RATE.
RE+BATE..SOUNDS LIKE BEAT..SO WHEN someone ask you to pay.. return for the part of payment..(which he has given you..you beat him ..
re(bait) try to bait ppl to buy a product by giving discount
rebate: r(rates)+eba(y)+te. u know they always have reduction in rates at ebay!! happy learning.. :)