charge account

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  1. an account, especially in retailing, that permits a customer to buy merchandise and be billed for it at a later date.

Origin of charge account

An Americanism dating back to 1900–05

Words Nearby charge account Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use charge account in a sentence

  • The amount of daily sales made to those customers who do not pay cash but run a charge account should be entered in this column.

British Dictionary definitions for charge account

charge account

  1. another term for credit account

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