cheque

(BrE) (AmE check) noun
ADJECTIVE
big, fat (informal), large
blank
monthly
bad, bounced, dud (BrE), forged
crossed (BrE)
post-dated
personal
pay, royalty
giro (BrE), maintenance (AmE), unemployment (AmE), welfare (AmE)
traveller's/traveler's

Traveller's cheques can be cashed at most hotels. (BrE)

Traveler's checks can be cashed at most hotels. (AmE)

VERB + CHEQUE/CHECK
issue, make out, sign, write, write out, write sb

Shall I make the cheque out to you?

Can I write you a cheque?

draw

He drew a large cheque on his company's account.

make payable

Cheques should be made payable to Toyland.

give sb, hand sb, hand over, present

They presented a cheque for $500 000 to the Red Cross.

receive, send
deposit, pay in

She deposited the cheque in her husband's account.

I need to go to the bank to pay this cheque in.

cash

I'll cash a cheque at the bank.

pay by
accept

Does the restaurant accept cheques?

clear, honour (BrE), pass

He was fired for passing bad cheques.

bounce (informal), float (AmE, informal)

He bounced three cheques last month.

cancel, stop (BrE), stop payment on (AmE)

I asked the bank to stop the cheque. (BrE)

I asked the bank to stop payment on the check. (AmE)

endorse
CHEQUE/CHECK + VERB
bounce (informal)

The cheque will bounce if your salary doesn't reach your account today.

clear
CHEQUE/CHECK + NOUN
account (BrE) (checking account in AmE)
card, guarantee card (both esp. BrE)

Cheques must be supported by a cheque guarantee card.

book (usually chequebook/checkbook), stub (BrE)
PREPOSITION
cheque for

a cheque for $160


Collocations dictionary. 2013.

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