money order

noun
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of money order

:an order issued by a post office, bank, or telegraph office for payment of a specified sum of money usually at any branch of the organization

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First Known Use of money order

1802


MONEY ORDER Defined for English Language Learners

money order

noun

Definition of money order for English Language Learners

  • : a written order to pay a particular amount of money to a specified person or company


MONEY ORDER Defined for Kids

money order

noun

Definition of money order for Students

:a piece of paper like a check that can be bought (as at a post office) and that orders payment of a sum of money printed on it to the person named

Law Dictionary

money order

noun

legal Definition of money order

:an order issued by a post office, bank, or telegraph office for payment of a specified sum of money usually at any branch of the issuing organization


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