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Definition of Debit


  1. A debt; an entry on the debtor (Dr.) side of an account; -- mostly used adjectively; as, the debit side of an account.
  2. To charge with debt; -- the opposite of, and correlative to, credit; as, to debit a purchaser for the goods sold.
  3. To enter on the debtor (Dr.) side of an account; as, to debit the amount of goods sold.

Debit Translations

debit in Dutch is debetzijde, debet
debit in German is belasten
debit in Norwegian is debet
debit in Swedish is debet

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