Also found in: Thesaurus, Financial, Acronyms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
An order for the payment of a specified amount of money, usually issued and payable at a bank or post office.
(Banking & Finance) US and Canadian a written order for the payment of a sum of money, to a named payee, obtainable and payable at a post office. Also called (in Britain and certain other countries): postal order
an order for the payment of money, as one issued by one bank or post office and payable at another.