We sell merchandise, for example, and the person is debited because he receives it.
His position was clearly credited and debited in the ledger of life.
Heat and Light—This account is debited with all sums paid for fuel, heating bills, lighting bills, and lighting supplies.
Those he drew from our van, and was debited with the amount of the same.
When the books are closed, the account is credited with his share of the profits, and debited with his withdrawals.
Least of all is she credited (or debited) with any abnormality on account of it.
An offset wherewith we must at the same time be debited is the aid we have, in so many forms, derived from her.
All this, of course, went down on the account between him and Phœbe and her friends, and was debited against them.
The new firm was debited with all the stock on hand at cost prices, and in all future business the profits were to be divided.
He is given a certain allowance out of the paternal estate, but, if he spends more, he is debited with the excess amount.
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.