cheque

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v cheque withdraw money by writing a check
    • n cheque a written order directing a bank to pay money "he paid all his bills by check"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Cheque chĕk See Check.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n cheque See check 13.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Cheque chek a money order on a banker payable at demand
    • v.t Cheque to mark in squares of different colours: to variegate: interrupt
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Idioms

Blank cheque - If you are given a blank cheque, you are allowed to use as much money as you need for a project.
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Usage

In literature:

I have my cheque book with me.
"The New Tenant" by E. Phillips Oppenheim
It was a cheque-book, quite full of unused cheques.
"The Red Triangle" by Arthur Morrison
It was a cheque for five thousand pounds.
"The Master Mummer" by E. Phillips Oppenheim
I'll go and get the cheque cashed at once; and then hurrah for a brilliant season of glorious dissipation!
"Venus in Boston;" by George Thompson
He touched a cheque-book, a package of cigarettes, and a razor.
"Life in a Tank" by Richard Haigh
Bring your cheque-book; I want to pay up before I leave.
"Hushed Up" by William Le Queux
Perhaps they would let him have a cheque-book, and save his having to come again.
"Somehow Good" by William de Morgan
No cheque of yours, received by me, is payable to order.
"Symbolic Logic" by Lewis Carroll
You will receive a cheque therefore, say, for twelve guineas on the day of publication.
"The Time of Roses" by L. T. Meade
Crookenden reached for his cheque book, and wrote out a cheque for fifty pounds.
"The Tale of Timber Town" by Alfred Grace
There's no doubt about the signature, and no one would trouble to forge a cheque for ten pounds.
"The Education of Eric Lane" by Stephen McKenna
Not empty of kindness, but quite empty of cheques.
"Lotus Buds" by Amy Carmichael
I myself should be more inclined to cash his cheques for him if he stayed away from my house.
"The Red Hand of Ulster" by George A. Birmingham
It was a cheque for fifteen hundred dollars.
"The Spoilers of the Valley" by Robert Watson
He signed cheques payable to Miss Daisy.
"The Island Mystery" by George A. Birmingham
It contained a note in Carol's writing, and a cheque.
"The Missionary" by George Griffith
With both was a cheque.
"The Paliser case" by Edgar Saltus
The letter was from Mark Snyder, and it enclosed a cheque for a hundred pounds, saying that Mr.
"A Great Man" by Arnold Bennett
The dying man took the cheque in his hand and examined it carefully.
"Long Live the King" by Guy Boothby
Then there was a quarterly dividend cheque yesterday for nine thousand pounds.
"Jacob's Ladder" by E. Phillips Oppenheim
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In poetry:

You are now in London town,
Louis Becke,
Keeping up your old renown,
Writing yarns of women brown,
Getting yellow money down,
Or a cheque.
"Wrecked Illusions" by Victor James Daley
"They honour'd an' prais'd him, an' gowpens o' gowd
They gather'd for him, an' right freely bestow'd;
Then swith to his ain mither's dwallin' he's gaun
Wi' the twa-thousan' cheque they laid in his haun.
"Grannie Mirk: A Stirling Grannie" by Janet Hamilton
And the boss he won't be rusty when his sheep they all are shorn,
And the ringer's wrist won't ache much with the pain
Of pocketing his cheque for fifty pounds or more,
And the second man will press him hard again.
"Another Fall of Rain" by Anonymous Oceania
Shearing is all over and we've all got our cheques,
Roll up your swags for we're off on the tracks;
The first pub we come to, it's there we'll have a spree,
And everyone that comes along it's, 'come and drink with me!'
"Click Go The Shears, Boys" by Anonymous Oceania
Hurrah for the Lachlan, boys, and join me in a cheer;
That's the place to go to make a cheque every year.
With a toadskin in my pocket, that I borrowed from a friend,
Oh, isn't it nice and cosy to be camping in the bend!
"Shearers Song" by Anonymous Oceania
Chorus: Tramp, tramp, tramp, etc.
Now when the shearing's in our harvest will begin,
Our swags for a spell down will be laid;
But when our cheques are drank we will join the Tag-rag rank,
Limeburners in the Wallaby Brigade.
"The Wallaby Brigade" by Anonymous Oceania

In news:

CHRIS SIMON/INNISFIL SCOPE The prop cheques delivered by Peter Van Loan, left, in Innisfil are signed by him and have a Conservative slogan.
RCMP Commissioner Bob Paulson writes cheque for 'honour guard fiasco.
Calgary Stampeders' Nik Lewis to donate CFL West final cheque to women's shelter.
Today, we were able to present a cheque to the school.
A group of oil workers from the Edson area hold their $25-million winning cheque at the Western Canada Lottery Corp.
Guelph MPP Liz Sandals handed over a cheque for $2.82 million to Guelph Transit Tuesday - the municipal share of the provincial gas tax program the Liberals instituted in 2003.
RCMP Commissioner Bob Paulson writes cheque for 'honour guard fiasco.
Rules reform in UAE 'must take the stretch out of rubber cheques'.
Top brass at UAE's biggest bank backs bounced-cheque law reform.
The body of Petty Officer First Class Nicolas Cheque, a Navy SEAL, was brought home to the US from Afghanistan , where he was killed during a mission to rescue an American doctor.
Charlie 's stunt double Eddie Braun also felt moved by Jasmine's story and apparently added to the fund with a cheque for $25,000.
Escrow pay eases lost cheques.
Locked-out NHL players expected to receive escrow cheques Wednesday.
Locked-out NHL players expected to receive escrow cheques on Wednesday.
RCMP Commissioner Bob Paulson writes cheque for 'honour guard fiasco .
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In science:

ORG without the need to go to the bank. We have basically come out with all functional and non-functional requirements for this internet banking system to make it a success. The functional requirements are login, logout, view account, transfer funds, pay bills, cheque services and utility.
Internet Banking System Prototype
Alice holds a cheque from Charlie, but trying to cash it before the account is re-activated wil l grant her a fine, rather than cash.
Causality, Knowledge and Coordination in Distributed Systems
Alice holds a cheque from Charlie, but trying to cash it before the account is re-activated wil l grant her a fine, rather than cash.
Causality, Knowledge and Coordination in Distributed Systems
This scenario can be viewed as an instance of OR in which a deposit by Charlie is the event, and the responses are the account re-activation by Bob fol lowed by Alice’s cashing of the cheque.
Causality, Knowledge and Coordination in Distributed Systems
When can Alice deposit the cheque? The cheque would be cashed successful ly at any time after t + 2.
Causality, Knowledge and Coordination in Distributed Systems
Knowing Bob’s protocol, she can safely submit the cheque at or after time t + 10, but not sooner.
Causality, Knowledge and Coordination in Distributed Systems
In this case Alice can, as before, submit her cheque at t + 10.
Causality, Knowledge and Coordination in Distributed Systems
Thus Charlie’s account wil l also be solvent as of time t + 7, and Alice can safely cash her cheque in this case upon receiving Susan’s message.
Causality, Knowledge and Coordination in Distributed Systems
Hence, Alice can safely cash her cheque at time t + 7 rather than t + 10.
Causality, Knowledge and Coordination in Distributed Systems
Knowing that her message will not take longer than 5 days to arrive, she waits until day t2 + 5 and then clears her cheque.
Causality, Knowledge and Coordination in Distributed Systems
He basically just wrote: Here’s the foreword now send me my cheque.
Review of "Garden of integrals"
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