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cheque

 (chĕk)
n. Chiefly British
Variant of check..

cheque

(tʃɛk) or

check

n
1. (Banking & Finance) a bill of exchange drawn on a bank by the holder of a current account; payable into a bank account, if crossed, or on demand, if uncrossed
2. (Agriculture) Austral and NZ the total sum of money received for contract work or a crop
3. Austral and NZ wages
[C18: from check, in the sense: a means of verification]

cheque

(tʃɛk)

n.

cheque

check
1. 'cheque'

In British English, a cheque is a printed form on which you write an amount of money and say who it is to be paid to. Your bank then pays the money to that person from your account.

Ellen gave the landlady a cheque for £80.
2. 'check'

In American English, this word is spelled check.

They sent me a check for $520.

In American English, a check is also a piece of paper showing how much money you owe for a meal in a restaurant.

He waved to a waiter and got the check.

In British English, a piece of paper like this is called a bill.

ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cheque - a written order directing a bank to pay moneycheque - a written order directing a bank to pay money; "he paid all his bills by check"
bill of exchange, draft, order of payment - a document ordering the payment of money; drawn by one person or bank on another
bad check, bad cheque - a check that is dishonored on presentation because of insufficient funds; "issuing a bad check is a form of larceny"
kite - a bank check drawn on insufficient funds at another bank in order to take advantage of the float
kite - a bank check that has been fraudulently altered to increase its face value
counter check - a blank check provided by a bank for the convenience of customers who are making withdrawals
giro, giro cheque - a check given by the British government to someone who is unemployed; it can be cashed either at a bank or at the post office
paycheck, payroll check - a check issued in payment of wages or salary
certified check, certified cheque - a check containing certification that the person who issued the check has sufficient funds on deposit to cover payment
personal check, personal cheque - a check drawn against funds deposited in your personal checking account
cashier's check, cashier's cheque, treasurer's check, treasurer's cheque - a check issued by the officer of a bank on the banks own account (not that of a private person); "cashier's checks are as good as cash"
blank cheque, blank check - a check that has been signed but with the amount payable left blank
medicare check, medicare payment - a check reimbursing an aged person for the expenses of health care
Verb1.cheque - withdraw money by writing a check
draw off, take out, withdraw, draw - remove (a commodity) from (a supply source); "She drew $2,000 from the account"; "The doctors drew medical supplies from the hospital's emergency bank"
Translations
شِيكصَكٌّ مالي
šek
check
sekki
ček
ávísun, tékki
小切手
수표
čeks
ček
check
ใบสั่งจ่ายเช็ค
séc

cheque

check (US) [tʃek]
A. N (Brit) → cheque m, talón m (bancario) (Sp)
a cheque for £20un cheque por or de 20 libras
to make out or write a cheque (for £100/to Rodríguez)extender un cheque (de 100 libras/a favor de Rodríguez)
to pay by chequepagar con cheque
bad chequecheque m sin fondos or sin provisión
B. CPD cheque card N (also cheque guarantee card) → tarjeta f de identificación bancaria

cheque

[ˈtʃek] (British) check (US) nchèque m
to pay by cheque → payer par chèque
to write a cheque → faire un chèquecheque account (British) ncompte-chèque mcheque book (British) checkbook [ˈtʃɛkbʊk] (US) nchéquier m, carnet m de chèqueschequebook journalism (British) n pratique qui consiste à payer pour obtenir des informations exclusivescheque card (British)cheque guarantee card (British) ncarte f bancaire (garantissant les chèques)

cheque

, (US) check
nScheck m; a cheque for £100ein Scheck über £ 100; to write out/to cash a chequeeinen Scheck ausstellen/einlösen; to pay by chequemit (einem) Scheck bezahlen

cheque

check (Am) [tʃɛk] nassegno
a cheque for £20 → un assegno di 20 sterline
to pay by cheque → pagare per assegno or con un assegno

cheque

(American) check (tʃek) noun
a written order on a printed form telling a bank to pay money to the person named. to pay by cheque.
ˈcheque-book noun
a book of cheque forms.
cheque cardbanker's card

cheque

شِيك šek check Scheck επιταγή cheque sekki chèque ček assegno 小切手 수표 cheque sjekk czek cheque чек check ใบสั่งจ่ายเช็ค çek séc 支票
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