check

Definition

A negotiable instrument drawn against deposited funds, to pay a specified amount of money to a specific person upon demand. Examples include bills of exchange and drafts.

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My check came in the mail and I was really happy because I put a lot of work into that business and earned a lot of money.

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The best feeling in the world is on Friday when your boss hands you your check, bringing it home to pay the bills is not one of those feelings.

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Jenna loved using direct debits with online bill payments to pay her month bills but she still had to write out a paper rent check every month for her low-tech landlord.

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