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joint account

Definition of joint account

  1. :  an account (as in a bank) that more than one person can use <My wife and I keep our money in a joint account.>



Word by Word Definitions

jointplay
  1. :  the point of contact between elements of an animal skeleton with the parts that surround and support it

    :  node

    :  a part or space included between two articulations, knots, or nodes

  1. :  united, combined

    : :  common to two or more: as

    :  involving the united activity of two or more

  1. :  to separate the joints of (as meat)

    :  to unite by a joint :  fit together

    :  to provide with a joint :  articulate

account
  1. :  reckoning, computation

    :  a record of debit and credit entries to cover transactions involving a particular item or a particular person or concern

    :  a statement of transactions during a fiscal period and the resulting balance

  1. :  to think of as :  consider

    :  to probe into :  analyze


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