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ˈdɛb ɪtdeb·it

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. debit, debit entryverb

    an accounting entry acknowledging sums that are owing

  2. debitverb

    enter as debit

Wiktionary

  1. debitnoun

    In bookkeeping, an entry in the left hand column of an account to record a debt.

    Etymology: From debilitum, neuter past participle of debere; see debt.

  2. debitnoun

    A sum of money taken out of an account.

    Etymology: From debilitum, neuter past participle of debere; see debt.

  3. debitverb

    To make an entry on the debit side of an account.

    Etymology: From debilitum, neuter past participle of debere; see debt.

  4. debitverb

    To remove a sum of money from an account as a payment.

    Etymology: From debilitum, neuter past participle of debere; see debt.

  5. debitadjective

    of or relating to process of taking money from an account

    Etymology: From debilitum, neuter past participle of debere; see debt.

  6. debitadjective

    of or relating to the debit card function of a debit card rather than its often available credit card function {as used by US Postal Service, Walmart, and other payees}

    Etymology: From debilitum, neuter past participle of debere; see debt.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Debitnoun

    a debt; an entry on the debtor (Dr.) side of an account; -- mostly used adjectively; as, the debit side of an account

    Etymology: [L. debitum what is due, debt, from debere to owe: cf. F. dbit. See Debt.]

  2. Debitverb

    to charge with debt; -- the opposite of, and correlative to, credit; as, to debit a purchaser for the goods sold

    Etymology: [L. debitum what is due, debt, from debere to owe: cf. F. dbit. See Debt.]

  3. Debitverb

    to enter on the debtor (Dr.) side of an account; as, to debit the amount of goods sold

    Etymology: [L. debitum what is due, debt, from debere to owe: cf. F. dbit. See Debt.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Debit

    deb′it, n. a debt or something due: an entry on the debtor side of an account.—v.t. to charge with debt: to enter on the debtor side of an account.—n. Deb′itor (Shak.), a debtor. [L. debitum, what is due, from debēre, to owe.]

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  1. bidet, bited

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of debit in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of debit in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of debit in a Sentence

  1. Soubhik Mukherjee:

    My bank told me at the last minute that my debit card will not work everywhere in Thailand.

  2. Angela Sanford:

    Banks will send out text messages to families when the debit card is being used. Or they can set limits, so there are different ways to safeguard against some of these scams. And these kinds of things can be put in place earlier on, before the crisis occurs.

  3. Charles J. C. Lyall:

    Never call an accountant a credit to his profession a good accountant is a debit to his profession.

  4. Oklahoma Highway Patrol:

    We can do nothing with someone’s bank account. We can do nothing with someone’s debit card.

  5. Visa Inc:

    Instead of complying with the terms of the commercial agreement that the two companies negotiated and agreed to in 2015, Walmart is attempting to avoid its obligation to provide a signature option for their customers when paying with a Visa debit card.

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