Definitions for "Discounting"
The inverse of compounding. This process is used to determine the present value of a cash flow.
Calculating the present value of a future amount. The process is opposite to compounding.
The reduction to present value at a given date of a future cash transaction at an assumed date, using a discount factor reflecting the time value of money. The choice of a discount rate will usually greatly influence the value of insurance provisions, and may give indications on the prudence of provisioning methods.
underestimating the effects of one cause of our behavior when another cause is conspicuous and salient
The offering to business customers of reduced rates for the use of off-peak resources. See also "surcharging".
Buying the outstanding debt with a deferred payment
Keywords:  assigned, lease, see
See Assign/Assigning/Assigned Lease.