debit card

noun

Definition of debit card

: a card like a credit card by which money may be withdrawn or the cost of purchases paid directly from the holder's bank account without the payment of interest

Examples of debit card in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web For those who don’t remember, Durbin was the author of Section 1075 of the 2010 Dodd-Frank Act, also known as the Durbin Amendment, which placed interchange caps and routing restrictions on debit card purchases. Bill Hardekopf, Forbes, 19 May 2022 However, the safety of using a debit card internationally can be questionable, with experts advising extra caution when traveling to prevent fraud. Hiranmayi Srinivasan, Better Homes & Gardens, 22 July 2021 Instead of interest, Kasasa Cash Back pays cash back on your debit card purchases. Ken Tumin, CBS News, 26 Nov. 2020 Also in the car was the victim’s debit card, which was used to make $357 in fraudulent purchases at Dick’s Sporting Goods and Exxon. Bob Sandrick, cleveland, 22 July 2022 In recent years, the company has branched into year-round financial services, with a mobile bank called Spruce and a debit card, plus an online accounting unit aimed at small businesses. Larry Light, Fortune, 14 July 2022 Mobile payments are linked directly to banks or credit cards, negating a reason to carry a credit or debit card. Expert Panel®, Forbes, 17 June 2022 Research by the Bank of America Institute, which uses anonymous data from millions of their customers' credit and debit card accounts, shows gasoline eating up a larger share of budgets. Arkansas Online, 11 June 2022 Research by the Bank of America Institute, which uses anonymous data from millions of their customers’ credit and debit card accounts, shows gasoline eating up a larger share of budgets. Christopher Rugaber, Chicago Tribune, 10 June 2022 See More

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First Known Use of debit card

1975, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of debit card was in 1975

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8 Aug 2022

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“Debit card.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/debit%20card. Accessed 11 Aug. 2022.

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