checkbook
noun Date: circa 1846 a book containing blank checks to be drawn on a bank

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • checkbook — check‧book [ˈtʆekbʊk] noun [countable] BANKING a book of checks given by a bank to its customers; = chequebook Bre * * * checkbook UK US /ˈtʃekbʊk/ noun [C] ► BANKING US CHEQUEBOOK( …   Financial and business terms

  • checkbook — ☆ checkbook [chek′book΄ ] n. a book containing detachable forms for writing checks on a bank …   English World dictionary

  • Checkbook — A folder or small book containing preprinted paper instruments issued to checking account holders and used to pay for goods or services. A checkbook contains sequentially numbered checks that account holders can use as a bill of exchange. The… …   Investment dictionary

  • checkbook — n. to reconcile a checkbook with (a bank statement) * * * [ tʃekbʊk] to reconcile a checkbook with (a bank statement) …   Combinatory dictionary

  • checkbook — noun Checkbook is used before these nouns: ↑diplomacy, ↑journalism …   Collocations dictionary

  • checkbook — /chek book /, n. a book containing blank checks or orders on a bank. [1770 80, Amer.; CHECK1 + BOOK] * * * …   Universalium

  • checkbook — Synonyms and related words: CD, IOU, MO, acceptance, acceptance bill, bank acceptance, bank check, bill, bill of draft, bill of exchange, blank check, certificate, certificate of deposit, certified check, check, cheque, commercial paper,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • checkbook — check|book [ˈtʃekbuk] n the American spelling of ↑chequebook …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • checkbook — check|book [ tʃek,buk ] noun count AMERICAN a small book of printed pieces of paper that you can sign and use instead of money to pay for things …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • checkbook — [[t]tʃe̱kbʊk[/t]] see cheque book …   English dictionary

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