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To begin your search, go to the alphabetical index below and click on the first letter of the word you are searching for.

check, cheque

Check is the correct spelling for a check mark, a claim check and the verb check.

  • Place a check mark next to the correct answer.
  • Please check the pressure in the right front tire.

For the bank order, the preferred Canadian spelling is cheque, while check is favoured in the United States.

  • Ira sent a cheque to Corel for the new software.