on the debit side

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of on the debit side

1 chiefly British : in the section of a financial record where debits are written
  • Enter these amounts on the debit side.
2 used when mentioning the things that one does not like about something
  • On the debit side, the restaurant is very noisy.

Word by Word Definitions

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

side play
  1. : the right or left part of the wall or trunk of the body

  2. : one of the halves of the animal body on either side of the median plane

  3. : a cut of meat including that about the ribs of one half of the body

  1. : situated on the side

  2. : of or relating to the side

  3. : directed toward or from the side

  1. : to agree with : support

  2. : to be side by side with

  3. : to set or put aside : clear away

  1. : swaggering or arrogant manner : pretentiousness


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