debit

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Pronunciation[change]

Noun[change]

Singular
debit

Plural
debits

  1. A debit is a written record of a debt in an account book.
    I wrote the amount he owed into the debit column of the account book.

Verb[change]

Plain form
debit

Third-person singular
debits

Past tense
debited

Past participle
debited

Present participle
debiting

  1. To debit is to add a debt to an account.
    The bank agreed to debit his account for the cost of his new suit.