automated teller machine


General English


  • noun a machine which gives out cash when a special card is inserted and special instructions given


  • A computerized banking terminal that permits cardholders to perform various transactions, such as cash withdrawals. Among other components, ATMs include the following computer hardware: monitor, CPU, printer, card reader, and modem. Its abbreviation is ATM. Also called automatic teller machine.
  • synonymATM machine
  • synonymautomatic teller machine