Definition of cheque in English:
An order to a bank to pay a stated sum from the drawer’s account, written on a specially printed form: they presented him with a cheque for £4,000 fees are payable by cheque or postal order
More example sentences
- A bank that presents a cheque for payment on its customer's behalf acts as an agent.
- Recently, my neighbour wrote me a cheque for her half of the cost of replacing our mutual boundary fence.
- Credit card cheques look almost exactly the same as ordinary bank account cheques.
Early 18th century (originally denoting a counterfoil, or a form with a counterfoil): variant of check1, in the sense 'device for checking the amount of an item'.
Words that rhyme with chequebeck, bedeck, check, Chiang Kai-shek, crosscheck, Czech, deck, dreck, exec, fleck, heck, hitech, keck, lek, neck, peck, Québec, rec, reck, sec, sneck, spec, speck, spot-check, tec, tech, Toulouse-Lautrec, trek, wreck
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in the UK
Most popular in Canada
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in Malaysia
Most popular in India
Most popular in Pakistan