current account

noun

Definition of current account

British
:a bank account from which a person can take money by writing checks :checking account

Word by Word Definitions

current play
  1. : running, flowing

  2. : presently elapsing

  3. : occurring in or existing at the present time

  1. : the part of a fluid body (such as air or water) moving continuously in a certain direction

  2. : the swiftest part of a stream

  3. : a tidal or nontidal movement of lake or ocean water

account play
  1. : a record of debit (see 2debit 1a) and credit (see 1credit 2d) entries to cover transactions involving a particular item or a particular person or concern

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

  3. : reckoning, computation

  1. : to furnish a justifying analysis or explanation

  2. : to be the sole or primary factor

  3. : to bring about the capture, death, or destruction of something


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