check

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person (or institution) who accepts a check or draft and becomes responsible for paying the party named in the draft when it matures acceptor
check earlier than date of writing, to date a antedate
ability to contract or draw together soft body tissues to check blood flow or restrict secretion of fluids astringency , stypsis
check and confirm authenticate , corroborate , substantiate , validate , verify , vet
check that is dishonored on presentation because of insufficient funds bad check , bad cheque
person who is in possession of a check or note or bond or document of title that is endorsed to him or to whoever holds it bearer , holder
check that everyone is in bed by the time they should be bed check
check that has been signed but with the amount payable left blank blank check , blank cheque
check or control bridle
scale standard, to check or adjust in comparison with calibrate
check someone's ID card
blank check carte blanche
check, blank carte blanche
prompt payment for goods or services in currency or by check cash , immediate payment
check issued by the officer of a bank on the banks own account (not that of a private person) cashier's check , cashier's cheque , treasurer's check , treasurer's cheque
break or check in the voice (usually a sign of strong emotion) catch
check containing certification that the person who issued the check has sufficient funds on deposit to cover payment certified check , certified cheque
character that is added to the end of a block of transmitted data and used to check the accuracy of the transmission check character
part of a check that is retained as a record check stub , counterfoil , stub
check design checkerboard , hound's-tooth , plaid , tattersall
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