bank card


Definition of bank card

: a card (such as a credit card or an ATM card) issued by a bank

Examples of bank card in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Thereafter, the money is paid through direct deposit into a person’s bank account or by loading a week’s benefits onto a bank card. Scott Travis,, "Unemployment fraud is putting a big hurt on people with jobs. Here’s how to protect yourself.," 18 Mar. 2021 Banking customers are familiar with the process of producing a bank card and providing that as proof of identity. Wes Wright, Forbes, "Improving Medical Record Errors Through Technology," 25 Feb. 2021 While some people are still wondering when their second round of stimulus money will show up, others aren't quite sure what's happening when a plastic bank card arrives in the mail. Susan Tompor, Detroit Free Press, "Blue Visa card looks like a stimulus scam. But it's not," 22 Jan. 2021 Smith and two men stole Johnson’s bank card and used it to withdraw $100 from an ATM on Parkway East in Birmingham. Howard Koplowitz |, al, "Alabama death row inmate Willie B. Smith III’s execution set for Feb. 11," 1 Dec. 2020 When John Hibbs’ daughter Xanthe received her first bank card in the mail, the 6 year old spent the next week Googling how to buy a horse. Anna Irrera And Iain Withers, The Christian Science Monitor, "Cashless kids: Banks prepare for a new generation of spenders," 18 Nov. 2020 Other entries described Tieray Jones’ unsuccessful attempts to use the bank card his wife had left behind. San Diego Union-Tribune, "Jahi Turner was 2 when he vanished in San Diego in 2002. His mother still searches for answers," 15 Nov. 2020 Mercado is also charged with killing Lopez during the commission of a robbery or kidnapping, as well as two counts of grand larceny for allegedly stealing her bank card and $1,500 from her bank account. Christine Pelisek,, "N.Y. Teacher Vanished 1 Year Ago, Car Was Found Abandoned — and Now Boyfriend Is Arrested," 9 Nov. 2020 The wallet was taken, and a bank card from the wallet was used to try to pay for an online transaction, but the transaction was declined. Washington Post, "Crime reports for Anne Arundel and Howard counties and for Annapolis," 21 Oct. 2020

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First Known Use of bank card

1947, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of bank card was in 1947

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21 Mar 2021

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“Bank card.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Apr. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of bank card

US : a card (such as a credit card or debit card) that you get from your bank and that you use to pay for things or to get money from an ATM

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