checking account

noun
Updated on: 8 Nov 2017

Definition of checking account

:a bank account against which the depositor can draw checks

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First Known Use of checking account

circa 1909


CHECKING ACCOUNT Defined for English Language Learners

checking account

noun

Definition of checking account for English Language Learners

  • : a bank account from which you can take money by writing checks


CHECKING ACCOUNT Defined for Kids

checking account

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Definition of checking account for Students

:an account in a bank from which the depositor can draw money by writing checks

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