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Types of bank account - synonyms or related words



in the US, a special account in which people can save some of the money they earn for their retirement without paying taxes on it



an arrangement in which a bank looks after your money. You can deposit (=put in) or withdraw (=take out) money when you need to

bank account


an arrangement with a bank that allows you to keep your money there and to pay money in and take money out

budget account


British an account with a bank, shop, or other organization that allows you to pay for something with regular small payments

checking account


American a current account

chequing account


Canadian a current account

current account


British a bank account that you can take money out of whenever you want using a cheque or a cash card. The American word is checking account.

deposit account


a savings account at a bank



Individual Savings Account: a British tax-free savings account

merchant account


a bank account used by someone who sells a product or service for taking money from customers who pay by credit card

savings account


a bank account that gives you interest on the money that you have in it


gig economy

an employment concept in which people are paid for each specific, short-term task that they do and don't have conventional contracts of employment

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a sensational piece of news which does not map to reality, created to attract attention or damage somebody's reputation

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