gift card


Definition of gift card 

: a card entitling the recipient to receive goods or services of a specified value from the issuer

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For those who don't need a new console, Walmart is also offering a $10 Google Play gift card with a standalone copy of the game for the PS4. Jeff Dunn, Ars Technica, "Dealmaster: A PS4 and Red Dead Redemption 2 for $199 may be the best deal of Cyber Monday [Updated]," 26 Nov. 2018 Malin + Goetz: Until November 25 get a $25 gift card with orders over $100 using code 'GIFT25'. Glamour, "The Black Friday Beauty Deals You Need to Know," 22 Nov. 2018 Order as is, or get an Etsy gift card so your friend can choose their own color scheme. Ella Riley-adams, Vogue, "11 Colorful Home Gift Ideas for the Design Lover Who Has Everything," 16 Nov. 2018 Get a $50 Amazon gift card with your purchase of Sonos One speakers. Lindsey Murray, Good Housekeeping, "All the Biggest 2018 Amazon Prime Day Sales Happening Right Now," 16 July 2018 In Oak Creek, Ikea’s first Wisconsin store opened for business, generating a line of more than 1,000 who waited — some for several hours in the early morning — to be among the first inside and to have a chance at a free gift card worth up to $2,000. Paul Gores, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Assemble-it-yourself furniture and Swedish meatballs: Wisconsin, Ikea is here," 16 May 2018 Apple has had a rewards card with Barclays, which offered 0% interest and a limited APR of 0% for 6 to 18 months and Apple gift card rewards. Sarah Gray, Fortune, "Apple and Goldman Sachs Reportedly Teaming Up for New Credit Card," 10 May 2018 Place a catering order of $400 or more and get a $40 gift card. Kelly Tyko, USA TODAY, "Cinco de Mayo brings $1 margaritas, $2 tacos and deals galore," 3 May 2018 My granddaughters love shopping there, and a gift card from this jewelry retailer is prized above almost all other gifts. Ana Veciana-suarez, miamiherald, "Nostalgia triggers immense grief at impending closure of Toys “R” Us | Miami Herald," 26 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of gift card

1991, in the meaning defined above

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: a card that is worth a certain amount of money and given to someone to buy something from a store

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