debit card Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo

Meaning of “debit card” in the English Dictionary

"debit card" in British English

See all translations

debit cardnoun [C]

uk   us  
B2 a ​smallplasticcard that can be used as a ​method of ​payment, the ​money being taken from ​yourbankaccountautomatically: I ​paid with my ​debitcard.
(Definition of debit card from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"debit card" in American English

See all translations

debit cardnoun [C]

 us   /ˈdeb·ɪt ˌkɑrd/
a ​smallplastic card used to make a ​payment by taking the ​amount of the ​paymentautomatically from ​yourbankaccount: The ​supermarkettakes debit cards, ​credit cards, ​cash, and ​checks.
(Definition of debit card from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"debit card" in Business English

See all translations

debit cardnoun [C]

uk   us  
COMMERCE a ​smallplasticcard that you can use to get ​cash from ​cashmachines, or to ​pay for ​goods and ​services. When you use the ​card, the ​money is taken directly from your ​bankaccount: Make ​onlinepayments using your MasterCard or Visa ​debitcard. Debit ​cardpayments will ​incur a ​smallhandlingfee. Can I ​pay by ​debitcard? All debitcardtransactions will be in ​poundssterling.
(Definition of debit card from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of debit card?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day

new wave

people who are doing activities in a new and different way

Word of the Day

Chest pains and palpitations: talking about illness (2)
Chest pains and palpitations: talking about illness (2)
by Liz Walter,
February 03, 2016
My previous post (My leg hurts: Talking about illness (1)) presented some general vocabulary to use at the doctor’s. This one looks at some more specific areas of illness and explains some useful words and phrases that you may need to use or understand on a visit to the doctor’s. There are several

Read More 

awesomesauce noun
awesomesauce noun
February 01, 2016
slang the state of being extremely good or enjoyable or something or someone that is extremely good or enjoyable Recovering from the awesomesauce of another fab #Vidcon!!

Read More