cross a cheque

British
to draw two lines across a cheque to show that it can be paid only into the bank account of the person whose name is on it

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  • cross a cheque — british phrase to draw two lines across a cheque to show that it can be paid only into the bank account of the person whose name is on it Thesaurus: cheques and using chequeshyponym Main entry: cross …   Useful english dictionary

  • cross a cheque — v. mark a cheque so that it can only be cashed by the person written on the cheque …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cheque — [tʆek] , check noun [countable] BANKING 1. a printed form that you use to pay for something instead of using money. You write on it the amount in words and numbers, the date, the person being paid, and sign your name: • a cheque for £200 …   Financial and business terms

  • cross — securities transaction in which the same broker acts as agent for both sides of the trade; a legal practice only if the broker first offers the securities publicly at a price higher than the bid. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary The transaction was …   Financial and business terms

  • cross — /krɒs/ verb 1. to go across ● Concorde only takes three hours to cross the Atlantic. ● To get to the bank, you turn left and cross the street at the post office. 2. ♦ to cross a cheque to write two lines across a cheque to show that it has to be… …   Marketing dictionary in english

  • cross — /krɒs/ verb ♦ to cross a cheque to write two lines across a cheque to show that it has to be paid into a bank COMMENT: Crossed cheques have the words ‘A/C payee’ printed in the space between the two vertical lines: all British cheques are now… …   Dictionary of banking and finance

  • cross — I UK [krɒs] / US [krɔs] verb Word forms cross : present tense I/you/we/they cross he/she/it crosses present participle crossing past tense crossed past participle crossed *** 1) [intransitive/transitive] to go from one side of something such as a …   English dictionary

  • cross — ► NOUN 1) a mark, object, or figure formed by two short intersecting lines or pieces (+ or x). 2) an upright post with a transverse bar, as used in antiquity for crucifixion. 3) a cross shaped decoration awarded for bravery or indicating rank in… …   English terms dictionary

  • cross — cross1 W2S2 [krɔs US kro:s] v ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(go from one side to another)¦ 2¦(cross a line etc)¦ 3¦(two roads/lines etc)¦ 4¦(legs/arms/ankles)¦ 5 cross somebody s mind 6 cross somebody s face 7 cross your fingers 8¦(breed of plant/animal)¦ 9 somebody …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • cross — cross1 W2S2 [krɔs US kro:s] v ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(go from one side to another)¦ 2¦(cross a line etc)¦ 3¦(two roads/lines etc)¦ 4¦(legs/arms/ankles)¦ 5 cross somebody s mind 6 cross somebody s face 7 cross your fingers 8¦(breed of plant/animal)¦ 9 somebody …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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