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debit

deb·it

debit

 
pronunciation:
de biht
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition: an amount of money taken out of or owed on an account.
My bank account shows a debit of ten dollars for the check I wrote.
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: debited, debiting, debits
definition: to subtract or charge with an amount.
The bank debited my savings account a hundred dollars.
antonyms:
credit
Word Builder: debit +
  • debit card:
    a card from your bank that lets you withdraw money from an ATM.
Word Parts
The word debit contains the following part:
deb Latin root that means owe