credit card

Definitions of credit card
  1. noun
    a card (usually plastic) that assures a seller that the person using it has a satisfactory credit rating and that the issuer will see to it that the seller receives payment for the merchandise delivered
    synonyms: charge card, charge plate, plastic
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    types:
    bank card
    a credit card issued by a bank
    calling card, phone card
    a card that is used instead of cash to make telephone calls
    cash card, cashcard
    a credit card that entitles the holder to receive cash
    type of:
    positive identification
    evidence proving that you are who you say you are; evidence establishing that you are among the group of people already known to the system; recognition by the system leads to acceptance
    charge account credit, open-end credit, revolving credit
    a consumer credit line that can be used up to a certain limit or paid down at any time
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