acquirer - definitions and synonyms

acquirer noun

  1. English Meaning: 

    : a person who acquires something (usually permanently)

  2. English Meaning: 

    : a corporation gaining financial control over another corporation or financial institution through a payment in cash or an exchange of stock

  3. English Meaning: 

    : the financial institution that dispenses cash in automated teller machines and collects a fee from the bank that issued the credit card

  4. English Meaning: 

    : a credit card processing bank; merchants receive credit for credit card receipts less a processing fee

    Synonyms:

    merchant bank