acquirer

Definition of acquirer

noun:

  • a person who acquires something (usually permanently).
  • a corporation gaining financial control over another corporation or financial institution through a payment in cash or an exchange of stock.
  • the financial institution that dispenses cash in automated teller machines and collects a fee from the bank that issued the credit card.
  • a credit card processing bank; merchants receive credit for credit card receipts less a processing fee. Synonyms: merchant bank.

Related words

appropriator, procurer, receiver, recipient, securer.

Words nearby acquirer

acquire, acquired.

Start with acquirer

acquirers.

More information about acquirer

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Scrabble and Words With Friends points

  • acquirer is a valid Scrabble US word, worth 19 points
  • acquirer is a valid Scrabble UK word, worth 19 points
  • acquirer is a valid Words With Friends word, worth 21 points
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