debit

[d_ˈɛ_b_ɪ_t], [dˈɛbɪt], [dˈɛbɪt]

Definitions of debit:

  1.   To charge with debt. – The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  2.   To charge with debt; to enter on the debtor side of an account. – Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  3.   To charge with debt; enter on the debtor side. – The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  4.   An entry on the debtor side of an account. – Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  5.   Entry on the debtorside of an account. – The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  6.   Entry in an account of money due another; opposite to credit. – The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  7.   That which is entered in an account as a debt; the left- hand side of the ledger, where all articles charged to an account are entered. – Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  8.   Relating to debts. – The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  9.   A debt or something due: and entry on the debtor side of an account. – The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  10.   To charge with debt: to enter on the debit or debtor side of an account. – The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.

Quotes for debit:

  1. Never call an accountant a credit to his profession; a good accountant is a debit to his profession. – Charles Lyell

Usage examples for debit:

  1. “ 8787. You entered that to his debit – Second Shetland Truck System Report by William Guthrie
  2. “ To place typographical errors to the debit of an author's account- not very numerous for a work of eight hundred pages- suggests either an inexperienced or a strongly prejudiced critic. ” – The Life and Genius of Nathaniel Hawthorne by Frank Preston Stearns
  3. He had doubtless yielded to strong compulsion when driven into a corner from which, for one of his nature, there was no escape, and now that he was dead, I had transferred my score against him to the debit of the usurer. ” – The Mistress of Bonaventure by Harold Bindloss
  4. “ I have in my mind a commercial married man auditing in his debit and credit mind the matrimonial balance sheet. ” – The Law and the Poor by Edward Abbott Parry
  5. He took out his little book and put down:- Dress- Suit Account Debit Credit Operating expenses. ” – Skinner's Dress Suit by Henry Irving Dodge
  6. There were Empire and Alhambra programmes, a bundle of racing wires, and an account from a bookmaker showing a small debit balance. ” –  by
  7. When we look at the record of the past year, 1951, we find important things on both the credit and the debit side of the ledger. ” – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  8. Of course if she gets worsted from our shop we have to debit her with it, and see that she returns it. ” – Second Shetland Truck System Report by William Guthrie
  9. “ Mr Oliver Onions can be judged only on his trilogy, In Accordance with the Evidence, The Debit Account, and The Story of Louie, for these are creative works, threaded and connected; they are an attempt and, on the whole, a very successful one, to take a section of life and to view it from different angles. ” – A Novelist on Novels by W. L. George
  10. Would Lord Silverbridge be so good as to pay the money to Mr. Green Griffin and debit him, Tifto, with the share of his loss? ” – The Duke's Children by Anthony Trollope

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