cheque

/tʃek/ noun
a note to a bank asking them to pay money from your account to the account of the person whose name is written on the note
a cheque for £10 or a £10 cheque
(NOTE: American English is usually check)
cheque to the bearer a cheque with no name written on it, so that the person who holds it can cash it
to endorse a cheque to sign a cheque on the back to show that you accept it
to pay a cheque into your account to deposit a cheque
the bank referred the cheque to the drawer it returned the cheque to the person who wrote it because there was not enough money in the account to pay it
to sign a cheque to sign on the front of a cheque to show that you authorise the bank to pay the money from your account
to stop a cheque to ask a bank not to pay a cheque which has been signed and sent

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