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DBA

1
or dba, d.b.a., d/b/a

abbreviation for

  1. doing business as: DBA often precedes the name under which a business operates that is not the legal name of the business. Individuals who have not incorporated can also use such a name to carry out business activities. Many states and counties require the registration of the name.


noun

  1. assumed business name,. a name other than a company's legal name that is used to carry out business activities: Compare trade name.

    She ran her home business using the DBA “Betty's Bargains.”

dBa

2
or dba
  1. decibels above reference noise, adjusted.

D.B.A.

3

abbreviation for

  1. Doctor of Business Administration.

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Word History and Origins

Origin of DBA1

First recorded in 1920–25

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