direct debit

noun

Definition of direct debit

chiefly British
: a way of paying bills by allowing people or companies to take money directly from a customer's bank account on a particular day
  • paying your bills by direct debit

Word by Word Definitions

direct play
  1. : to cause to turn, move, or point undeviatingly or to follow a straight course

  2. : to point, extend, or project in a specified line or course

  3. : to regulate the activities or course of

  1. : proceeding from one point to another in time or space without deviation or interruption : straight

  2. : proceeding by the shortest way

  3. : stemming immediately from a source

  1. : in a direct (see 2direct) way: such as

  2. : from point to point without deviation : by the shortest way

  3. : from the source without interruption or diversion (see diversion 1)

debit play
  1. : to enter upon the debit side of an account : charge with a debit

  1. : a record of an indebtedness

  2. : the sum of the items entered as debits

  3. : a charge against a bank deposit account


Learn More about direct debit

  1. Spanish Central: Translation of direct debit


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