Debit



noun
1.
the recording or an entry of debt in an account.
2.
Bookkeeping.

that which is entered in an account as a debt; a recorded item of debt.
any entry or the total shown on the debit side.
the left-hand side of an account on which such entries are made (opposed to credit).

3.
an undesirable or disadvantageous feature.
verb (used with object)
4.
to charge with a debt:
The store debited her account for the purchase.
5.
to charge as a debt:
The store debited the purchase to her account.
6.
Bookkeeping. to enter upon the debit side of an account.
noun
1.

acknowledgment of a sum owing by entry on the left side of an account
the left side of an account
an entry on this side
the total of such entries
(as modifier): a debit balance Compare credit (sense 10)

verb -its, -iting, -ited
2.
(transitive)

to record (an item) as a debit in an account
to charge (a person or his account) with a debt Compare credit (sense 17)

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