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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DEBIT

Would you exterminate him because in your blindness you only note the debit side?

Debit balances have increased £509,840, and now include Treasury bills.

The law of debit and credit is curious, and amounts to actual slavery.

It was Desk and Debit, for which I had been seeking for weeks.

On the debit side: "To team, Sambo and Dinah, with wagon and harness, $578.00."

If you make an error he'll debit you with it, but when you play well he'll feature you.

On the debit side write the purchases, their dates and prices.

Since you will have a debit and credit account, I will enlighten you on this point.

When he pays us money, we credit his account, and debit cash.

Debit and credit are the fundamental principles of bookkeeping.

WORD ORIGIN

mid-15c., from Middle French debet or directly from Latin debitum "thing owed, that which is owing," neuter past participle of debere "to owe" (see debt). As a verb from 1680s. Debit card is attested from 1975.

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