stop payment

noun
Updated on: 19 Nov 2017

Definition of stop payment

: a depositor's order to a bank to refuse to honor a specified check drawn by him or her

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First Known Use of stop payment

circa 1919


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stop payment

noun

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: a depositor's order to a bank to refuse to honor a specified check drawn by him or her

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