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check·book

 (chĕk′bo͝ok′)
n.
A book containing blank checks issued by a bank.
adj.
Involving the payment of money to another in exchange for influence or information: checkbook politics.

check•book

(ˈtʃɛkˌbʊk)

n.
a depositor's book containing blank checks to be drawn against an account.
[1770–80, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.checkbook - a book issued to holders of checking accountscheckbook - a book issued to holders of checking accounts
blank cheque, blank check - a check that has been signed but with the amount payable left blank
record - a document that can serve as legal evidence of a transaction; "they could find no record of the purchase"
Translations
دَفْتَر الشِيكاتدَفْتَر شيكات
šeková knížka
checkhæfte
sekkivihko
čekovna knjižica
ávísanahefti, tékkhefti
小切手帳
수표장
checkhäfte
สมุดเช็ค
tập séc

checkbook

n (US) → Scheckbuch nt

check

(tʃek) verb
1. to see if something (eg a sum) is correct or accurate. Will you check my addition?
2. to see if something (eg a machine) is in good condition or working properly. Have you checked the engine (over)?
3. to hold back; to stop. We've checked the flow of water from the burst pipe.
noun
1. an act of testing or checking.
2. something which prevents or holds back. a check on imports.
3. in chess, a position in which the king is attacked. He put his opponent's king in check.
4. a pattern of squares. I like the red check on that material.
5. a ticket received in return for handing in baggage etc.
6. (especially American) a bill. The check please, waiter!
7. (American) a cheque.
checked adjective
having a pattern of check. She wore a checked skirt; Is the material checked or striped?
ˈcheckbook noun
(American) a chequebook.
ˈcheck-in noun
1. the place where passengers show travel documents at an airport or seaport. the check-in desk; (American) the check-in counter.
2. the process of checking in at an airport etc.
ˈcheckmate noun
in chess, a position from which the king cannot escape.
verb
to put (an opponent's king) in this position.
ˈcheckout noun
a place where payment is made for goods bought in a supermarket.
ˈcheckpoint noun
a barrier where cars, passports etc are inspected, or a point that contestants in a race must pass.
ˈcheck-up noun
a medical examination to discover the state of a person's health. my annual check-up.
check in
to register at a hotel as a guest or at an airport as a passenger. We checked in last night.
check out
1. to leave (a hotel), paying one's bill etc. You must check out before 12 o'clock.
2. (especially American) to test. I'll check out your story.
check up (on)
to investigate to see if (someone or something) is reliable, honest, true etc. Have you been checking up on me?

checkbook

دَفْتَر الشِيكات šeková knížka checkhæfte Scheckheft μπλοκ επιταγών talonario de cheques sekkivihko carnet de chèques čekovna knjižica libretto degli assegni 小切手帳 수표장 chequeboekje sjekkhefte książeczka czekowa livro de cheques, talão de cheques чековая книжка checkhäfte สมุดเช็ค çek defteri tập séc 支票簿

checkbook

n. chequera; talonario.
References in classic literature ?
The bag contained my checkbook, and certain letters which assisted me in proving my identity to the consul.
The services concern: - the implementation of personalized support checks (cap) called leisure checkbooks, - the overall management of the leisure checkbook system.
The country's largest bank said the DST on checkbook is now P3 per check and a personal checkbook would now cost P250, while a commercial checkbook would now cost P500.
We knew my dad was losing his mind when we saw his checkbook.
Customer can use ATM to issue checkbook, rather than being confined to the staff working in the bank branches.
BOSTON - The state's checkbook, including payments to contractors, vendors, employees and retirees, went online yesterday for public viewing as part of a $1.
Yes, it may cost as much as $600,000 to set up a website on which all the state's expenditures are listed in what is being called an "open checkbook.
Without SDF participation in antiterrorism activities related to Afghanistan, the government will inevitably face criticism that the country has once again resorted to the so-called checkbook diplomacy approach, in which it provides economic aid and investment but no security personnel.
A bit of background: Consumers' Checkbook, a small nonprofit group, sued the HHS seeking data on Medicare payments to physicians for the express purpose of reporting on the volume and appropriateness of procedures individual physicians were performing as a guide to quality of care.
A bit of background: Consumers' Checkbook, a small nonprofit group, sued HHS seeking data on Medicare payments to physicians for the express purpose of reporting on the volume and appropriateness of procedures individual physicians were performing as a guide to quality of care.
The promissory notes and board minutes were created three months to three years after the payments; the accounting treatment of the loan principal and interest was inconsistent; and the number of checks written by Paulan for the petitioners was simply too small to constitute an incorporated checkbook.
A specially structured Limited Liability Company compliant with IRS regulations, known as an IRA LLC, allows the investor to maintain checkbook control of their account, meaning that he or she can write checks for the investment (such as putting down a deposit) more freely.