bank note


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bank′note`



n.
a promissory note, payable on demand, issued by an authorized bank and intended to circulate as money.
[1685–95]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bank note - a piece of paper money (especially one issued by a central bank)bank note - a piece of paper money (especially one issued by a central bank); "he peeled off five one-thousand-zloty notes"
folding money, paper currency, paper money - currency issued by a government or central bank and consisting of printed paper that can circulate as a substitute for specie
silver certificate - formerly a bank note issued by the United States Treasury and redeemable in silver
c-note, hundred dollar bill - a United States bill worth 100 dollars
fifty dollar bill, fifty - a United States bill worth 50 dollars
twenty dollar bill, twenty - a United States bill worth 20 dollars
ten dollar bill, tenner - a United States bill worth 10 dollars
five dollar bill, fiver, five-spot - a United States bill worth 5 dollars
two dollar bill - a United States bill worth 2 dollars
dollar bill, one dollar bill, buck, clam, dollar - a piece of paper money worth one dollar
References in classic literature ?
While he addressed his clerk in these words, Mr Brass was, somewhat ostentatiously, engaged in minutely examining and holding up against the light a five-pound bank note, which he had brought in, in his hand.
Sophia happening one day to open a private Drawer in Macdonald's Library with one of her own keys, discovered that it was the Place where he kept his Papers of consequence and amongst them some bank notes of considerable amount.
Of these gulden the odd 200 were paid her in gold, and the remainder in bank notes.
Put the gold into this purse here, and count the bank notes. Enough!
The value of a bank note is equal to one plus any expected capital gain or loss scaled by the inverse of the interest rate.
Speedy production of bank notes for Iraq has helped security printer De La Rue raise expectations for its half-year results.
We will call the agent's claim to the investment project a bank note, or private money.
Originally Mike, once a well-known pop music promoter, stored the bank note, along with other personal possessions, in a safety deposit box at the former Midland Bank, in Corporation Street.
Polymer is a thin, flexible plastic film which will replace the cotton paper currently used for bank notes in issue.
MONEY maker De La Rue is "going like the clappers" to cope with demand for plastic bank notes.
De La Rue started producing bank notes for the Bank of Mauritius in 1860, a contract it still holds today, and in 1914 first linked up with the Bank of England to make PS1 and 1d notes.