To take away (a quantity) from another quantity
To think, represent, or speak of as small or unimportant
An amount deducted
at a discount
The rate of discount was 3% throughout the whole of the year.
Maybe he needed a veterinarian and figured he'd get a discount – or a freebee.
Rate in the £: Discount, dividend, rates, taxes.
A large discount has therefore to be made from the agreements between Diatessaron and Syr.
But we may discount most such talk in these writers as bellettristic pedantry, copied as a rule from Philo of Alexandria, their literary model.