on the debit side

Definition of on the debit side

  1. 1 chiefly British :  in the section of a financial record where debits are written Enter these amounts on the debit side.

  2. 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

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

  1. :  a record of an indebtedness

    :  an entry on the left-hand side of an account constituting an addition to an expense or asset account or a deduction from a revenue, net worth, or liability account

    :  the sum of the items entered as debits

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

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

    :  one longitudinal half of a hide

  1. :  situated on the side

    :  of or relating to the side

    :  directed toward or from the side

  1. :  to agree with :  support

    :  to be side by side with

    :  to set or put aside :  clear away

  1. :  swaggering or arrogant manner :  pretentiousness

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a trip made at another's expense

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