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A discount was a reduction in the price of an item.

In 2024, individuals listed in SafeTech's fingerprint database could receive a government discount. (DS9: "Past Tense, Part I")

In 2369, Nog suggested that he and Jake Sisko sell Sirco Ch'Ano the self-sealing stem bolts he'd ordered – which he couldn't pay the original seller for – at a discount. (DS9: "Progress")

In 2370, Grand Nagus Zek offered to sell 50,000 kilos of brizeen nitrate to Bajor for twenty-five percent off, which would be at cost. Benjamin Sisko suggested he just give it as a gift instead. When Zek asked where the profit was in that, Sisko implied he wouldn't be able to do business on Deep Space 9 anymore if he didn't. (DS9: "Rules of Acquisition")

Later that year, Quark managed to acquire some weapons at a considerable discount that Sakonna wished to purchase. (DS9: "The Maquis, Part II")

Also that year, Quark suggested to Sisko that he could sell merchandise over Deep Space Nine's monitors, reasoning that with his low overhead costs, he could sell collectibles at a significant discount. (DS9: "The Jem'Hadar")

In 2371, Zek told Quark to hurry up, as the dampening field on his shuttle had been obtained at a discount. (DS9: "Prophet Motive")

In, Quark assured Hagath that the Regent of Palamar would get a twenty percent discount if he waited for his biogenic weapons. (DS9: "Business as Usual")

In 2373, a Takarian merchant offered to sell Tom Paris and Chakotay discounted mining futures. (VOY: "False Profits")

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