charge account

noun

Definition of charge account

: a customer's account with a creditor (such as a merchant) to which the purchase of goods is charged

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First Known Use of charge account

1903

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charge account

Definition of charge account for English Language Learners

  • : an arrangement in which a bank, store, etc., allows a customer to buy things with a credit card and pay for them later


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