Definition of bank account in English:

bank account

noun

  • An arrangement made with a bank whereby one may deposit and withdraw money and in some cases be paid interest.

    • ‘An inquiry at the academy found an unauthorised bank account and unauthorised deposits.’
    • ‘He did not turn up for work at Ryalux Carpets on Queensway and he has not withdrawn any money from his bank account.’
    • ‘I once had a large sum of money deposited into my bank account by mistake.’
    • ‘It will fund its activities by taking money from your bank account whether you like it or not.’
    • ‘They must have the money paid into a bank account, or open a Post Office Card Account and then withdraw the cash.’
    • ‘I don't understand them but they seem to put some money into my bank account every month.’
    • ‘We also kept a substantial sum of money in our Thai bank account ready for that rainy day.’
    • ‘If they want an acknowledgement, they're going to have to wait until my money is in my bank account.’
    • ‘Thus, his Lordship continued, money stolen from a bank account can be traced in equity.’
    • ‘No catches, no tricks, just give the word and the money goes into my bank account.’
    • ‘The Council went to court to get him declared bankrupt and a judge made an order for them to take the money from his bank account.’
    • ‘PayPal then transfers the money electronically to your bank account or posts it to you as a cheque.’
    • ‘We just need to transfer the whole amount of the money into your private bank account.’
    • ‘Children put their pocket money into a bank account to save up to buy a bicycle.’
    • ‘You just have to hand over your personal details and some of your money to a certain bank account.’
    • ‘Once PayPal has your bank details it deposits two small security amounts into your bank account.’
    • ‘So why don't they just put that money into a bank account and only use it for emergencies?’
    • ‘I have also transferred a ridiculously large amount of money to my solicitor's bank account.’
    • ‘Yes, well since I'm not Pablo Escobar could they perhaps put the money in my bank account?’
    • ‘Neither Leeson nor any other War Child employee at any time put any money into a personal bank account.’