from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun An item of debt as recorded in an account.
- noun The left-hand side of an account or accounting ledger where bookkeeping entries are made.
- noun An entry of a sum in the left-hand side of an account.
- noun The sum of such entries.
- transitive verb To enter (a sum) on the left-hand side of an account or accounting ledger.
- transitive verb To charge with a debit.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun That which is entered in an account as a debt; a recorded item of debt: as, the debits exceed the credits.
- noun That part of another's account in which one enters any article of goods furnished or money paid to or on account of that other: as, place that to my debit.
- To charge with as a debt: as, to
debita purchaser the amount of goods sold.
- To enter on the debtor side of a book: as, to
debitthe sum or amount of goods sold.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun A debt; an entry on the debtor (Dr.) side of an account; -- mostly used adjectively.
- transitive verb To charge with debt; -- the opposite of, and correlative to,
- transitive verb (Bookkeeping) To enter on the debtor (Dr.) side of an account.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun In
bookkeeping, an entry in the left hand column of an accountto record a debt.
- noun A sum of
moneytaken out of an account.
- verb To make an entry on the debit side of an account.
- verb To remove a sum of money from an account as a payment.
- adjective of or relating to process of taking money from an account
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun an accounting entry acknowledging sums that are owing
- verb enter as debit
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
[Middle English debite, from Latin dēbitum, debt; see debt.]
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
From Latin debilitum ("what is owed, a debt"), neuter past participle of debere ("to owe"); see debt.
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