cashier's check


Definition of cashier's check

: a check drawn by a bank on its own funds and signed by the cashier

Examples of cashier's check in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Court documents detail how in September 2019 Dennard requested and received a $10,000 cashier's check, then $5,000 in cash from an attorney involved in development efforts. Kevin Grasha, The Enquirer, "Dennard says accepting $15,000 for votes 'a mistake,' blames financial struggles," 16 Oct. 2020 According to court documents, on two separate days in September 2019, Dennard requested and received a $10,000 cashier's check, then $5,000 in cash from an attorney to pay for her personal expenses. Kevin Grasha, The Enquirer, "Tamaya Dennard expected at federal courthouse today to formally plead guilty," 30 June 2020 Jason Hammond walked into Chicago's Cook County Jail last month with a stack of cashier's checks totaling $75,000. Tyler Kendall, CBS News, "Activists are rushing to pay bail for inmates amid coronavirus threat," 16 Apr. 2020 Weinstein is released after appearing in Manhattan Criminal Court and handing over his passport and a $1 million cashier's check to cover his bail. Chris Francescani, ABC News, "Timeline: Harvey Weinstein's path to his New York City rape and sexual assault convictions," 24 Feb. 2020 All purchases have to be paid in full by the close of the next business day by cash, cashier's check, credit card or company check. Bisma Parvez, Detroit Free Press, "Detroit police forfeited vehicles will be auctioned in Redford," 7 Jan. 2020 That same day, another woman brought a cashier's check; her landlord wouldn’t take it, either. San Antonio Express-News, "Are you struggling to pay rent, facing an eviction or need help paying your bills?," 7 Jan. 2015 Uhter said the buyer asked legitimate questions, signed paperwork and paid her $17,000 with a cashier's check that seemed authentic with bank information on it. Billy Kobin, The Courier-Journal, "Report: Louisville woman loses her car and $17,000 in Craigslist scam," 21 Aug. 2019 Huguette did not have health insurance and had not signed up for Medicare, so her lawyer, Donald Wallace, rushed over a cashier's check for $10,000 to cover her initial costs. Meryl Gordon, Town & Country, "The Curious Life and Shocking Death of Huguette Clark," 21 May 2014

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First Known Use of cashier's check

1867, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of cashier's check was in 1867

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“Cashier's check.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Nov. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of cashier's check

: a check that is written by a bank and signed by a cashier

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Legal Definition of cashier's check

see check

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