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checking account

noun

  1. a bank deposit against which checks can be drawn by the depositor.


checking account

noun

  1. the US name for current account


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Word History and Origins

Origin of checking account1

An Americanism dating back to 1920–25

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Example Sentences

Her experiences — such as habitually counting down the remaining dollars in her checking account, or losing out on work after her car is totaled — certainly resonate.

Establish a checking account from which you pay all your monthly expenses.

The company also announced the public launch of its no-fee checking accounts, which have been in private beta since September.

As his baby’s due date approaches, Ghabboun is down to $198 in his checking account.

Gathering millions more checking account customers means that those extra households will add to revenues by taking out more credit card, car, and home loans over time.

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If you have $500 or less in your checking account, a $10 a month fee is eating a substantial part of your capital.

It regulated the interest on every checking account and the commission on every purchase or sale of stock.

When the gods close a door on relationships, they open a personal checking account.

There are plenty of people earning less than $30,000 a year with a checking account.

How much do those without a checking account pay for the privilege of having their paychecks cashed?

With his first check he opened a pay-by-the-item, no-minimum-balance checking account.

The checking account of the latter was at this time overdrawn to the amount of $3,500.

All the state's money is in the Dodd banks on the checking-account basis—and the gang is letting it out at six percent.

In the bank he had as a checking account a deposit somewhat in excess of two thousand dollars.

Your checking account record is a model, in just this sense, of how many real dollars and cents you have in the bank.

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