from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Funds deposited in a bank that are credited to and subject to withdrawal by the depositor.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun a fund deposited by a customer (the depositor) in a bank from which they can make withdrawals
  • noun the formal relationship established between the depositor and the bank
  • noun a statement summarizing credit and debit transactions with the account

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  • noun a fund that a customer has entrusted to a bank and from which the customer can make withdrawals


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