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

Learn More about direct debit

Statistics for direct debit

Cite this Entry

“Direct debit.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/direct%20debit. Accessed 26 May. 2020.

More from Merriam-Webster on direct debit

Spanish Central: Translation of direct debit

Comments on direct debit

What made you want to look up direct debit? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

See Definitions and Examples »

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Obscure Shapes

  • a pile of three dimensional shapes in green
  • Something that is ooid is shaped like:
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Dictionary Devil

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!