Meaning of counter check

count'er check"

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. a blank check available in a bank for the use of a depositor in making a withdrawal from that bank.

coun•ter•check

Pronunciation: (n.koun'tur-chek"v.koun"tur-chek'), [key]
— n.
  1. a check that opposes or restrains.
  2. a check controlling or confirming another check.
—v.t.
  1. to oppose or restrain (a tendency, force, trend, etc.) by contrary action.
  2. to control or confirm by a second check.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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