[ chek ]
/ tʃɛk /

noun British.

Example sentences from the Web for cheque

British Dictionary definitions for cheque


US check

/ (tʃɛk) /


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
Australian and NZ the total sum of money received for contract work or a crop
Australian and NZ wages

Word Origin for cheque

C18: from check, in the sense: a means of verification