money order

noun

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

Examples of money order in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Exact change is required if paying in cash, or customers may use a money order or check. From Usa Today Network And Wire Reports, USA TODAY, 28 May 2021 For anyone not experiencing sugar shock after reading this, my booklets can be ordered by sending name and address, plus check or money order for $16 (U.S. funds) to: Dear Abby -- Cookbooklet Set, P.O. Box 447, Mount Morris, IL 61054-0447. Arkansas Online, 12 May 2021 Payment via personal check or money order to the U.S. Department of State of $110 for a Passport Book, $30 for a Passport Card or $140 for both. Nerd Wallet, oregonlive, 13 Apr. 2021 In a $500 transaction, the 5% rewards would yield $25—more than enough to cover gift-card fees of about $5 and the $1 fee on the money order. Richard Rubin, WSJ, 7 Mar. 2021 Customers unable to pay online can pay by check or money order. From Usa Today Network And Wire Reports, USA TODAY, 1 Mar. 2021 In mid-March, the Tollway suspended cash toll payments in an effort to prevent the spread of COVID-19, though there were options to pay online or by check or money order and that will continue, Jimenez reported. Lisa Donovan, chicagotribune.com, 26 Feb. 2021 Authorities said customers in the U.S. would send their flight requests, personal information and a money order to one of the five men, who would then send it to Borkowski in Poland. Jared Weber, Dallas News, 14 Dec. 2020 Owners can pay with cash, debit or credit cards, check or money order. Courtney Astolfi, cleveland, 30 Dec. 2020

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First Known Use of money order

1802, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of money order was in 1802

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7 Jun 2021

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“Money order.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/money%20order. Accessed 22 Jun. 2021.

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money order

noun

English Language Learners Definition of money order

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

money order

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Kids Definition of money order

: 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

money order

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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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