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credit card

n.
A plastic card having a magnetic strip, issued by a bank or business authorizing the holder to buy goods or services on credit. Also called charge card.

credit card

n
(Banking & Finance) a card issued by banks, businesses, etc, enabling the holder to obtain goods and services on credit

cred′it card`


n.
a card that entitles a person to make purchases on credit.
[1885–90, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.credit card - a card (usually plastic) that assures a seller that the person using it has a satisfactory credit rating and that the issuer will see to it that the seller receives payment for the merchandise deliveredcredit card - a card (usually plastic) that assures a seller that the person using it has a satisfactory credit rating and that the issuer will see to it that the seller receives payment for the merchandise delivered; "do you take plastic?"
magnetic stripe - a short strip of magnetic tape attached to a credit card or debit card; it contains data that will tell a reading device who you are and what your account number is, etc.
positive identification - evidence proving that you are who you say you are; evidence establishing that you are among the group of people already known to the system; recognition by the system leads to acceptance; "a system for positive identification can prevent the use of a single identity by several people"
charge account credit, open-end credit, revolving credit - a consumer credit line that can be used up to a certain limit or paid down at any time
bank card - a credit card issued by a bank
calling card, phone card - a card that is used instead of cash to make telephone calls
cash card, cashcard - a credit card that entitles the holder to receive cash
Translations
بِطاقَة اعتِمادكارت اِئْتِمَان
kreditní karta
kreditkort
luottokortti
kreditna kartica
krítarkort
クレジットカード
신용카드
úverová karta
posojilna kartica
kreditkort
บัตรเครดิต
thẻ tín dụng

credit card

ncarta di credito

credit

(ˈkredit) noun
1. time allowed for payment of goods etc after they have been received. We don't give credit at this shop.
2. money loaned (by a bank).
3. trustworthiness regarding ability to pay for goods etc. Your credit is good.
4. (an entry on) the side of an account on which payments received are entered. Our credits are greater than our debits.
5. the sum of money which someone has in an account at a bank. Your credit amounts to 2,014 dollars.
6. belief or trust. This theory is gaining credit.
7. (American) a certificate to show that a student has completed a course which counts towards his degree.
verb
1. to enter (a sum of money) on the credit side (of an account). This cheque was credited to your account last month.
2. (with with) to think of (a person or thing) as having. He was credited with magical powers.
3. to believe (something) to be possible. Well, would you credit that!
ˈcreditable adjective
bringing honour or respect. creditable effort.
ˈcreditably adverb
ˈcreditor noun
a person to whom a debt is owed.
ˈcredits noun plural
the list of names of the actors, producer, director etc given at the beginning or end of a film.
credit card
a card which allows the holder to buy goods etc on credit. to pay by credit card.
be a credit to (someone), do (someone) credit
to bring honour or respect to (someone or something). Your son is a credit to his school; Your honesty does you credit.
give (someone) credit (for something)
to acknowledge and praise (someone for a good piece of work etc). He was given credit for completing the work so quickly.
on credit
payment being made after the date of sale. Do you sell goods on credit?
take (the) credit (for something)
to accept the praise given (for something). I did all the work, and he took all the credit.

credit card

كارت اِئْتِمَان kreditní karta kreditkort Kreditkarte πιστωτική κάρτα tarjeta de crédito luottokortti carte de crédit kreditna kartica carta di credito クレジットカード 신용카드 creditcard kredittkort karta kredytowa cartão de crédito кредитная карточка kreditkort บัตรเครดิต kredi kartı thẻ tín dụng 信用卡
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