from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A bank account in which checks may be written against amounts on deposit.
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- n. A current account; a bank account from which money can easily be transferred, by check(US)/cheque(UK) or other means.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a bank account against which the depositor can draw checks that are payable on demand
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The telex gave the information C.audia had related in bald terms without her embroidered interpretation and added that K.C. Tcholok had no known police record, $46,000 in a savings account at the San Fernando Savings and Loan, and $8,700 in her checking account at the Los Angeles and C.lifornia Bank.
"$46,000 at the San Fernando Savings and Loan's not very much," he said, grimly amused to see her blanch. "$8,700 in your checking account at the Los Angeles and California's not too much either."
At nine A.M., Adam Crider walked out of the Aspen Police Department with a voided check from my checking account and headed over to the U.S. Bank.
After having breakfast downtown he bought four hot dogs, laid in a supply of flashlights, and opened a checking account at the First Potato National.
Instead of banking with Cucamonga Savings and Loan, consider opening at least a checking account with Wells Fargo or another interstate bank that has branches in many states.