by check

by check

With a check, as a form of payment, as opposed to other forms, such as cash or credit. Don't worry about not having cash today—my office will bill you, and then you can just pay by check.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

by check

by using a check for payment. He paid for the book by check. You will be paid by check.
See also: by, check
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The share of Check 21 items in total checks processed at the Federal Reserve reflects a standard S-curve (Gompertz curve) where growth initially increased at an increasing rate after 2005, reached an inflection point in 2007, and increased at a decreasing rate thereafter until almost all paper checks were replaced by Check 21 in 2010 (Figure 2a in Humphrey and Hunt, 2012).
According to a 2008 report by Geoffrey Gerdes, the proportion of checks that were truncated (and presented as a substitute check or electronic image) had reached over 40 percent by early 2007, with the number of checks presented electronically having tripled over the previous year, highlighting the dramatic change allowed by Check 21.
Electronic Check Presentment (ECP): An electronic record governed by check law, created from the entire MICR line on a check and suitable for posting to a customer's account.
It seemed unusual because I remember paying by check at KayBee before."
(Nasdaq:CHKP) has awarded "Secured by Check Point" certification to the Resilience DX4000 VPN/security appliance.
American consumers and businesses make 80 billion retail payments annually, nearly 50 billion by check and 30 billion by electronic instruments, such as credit cards, debit cards, and the automated clearinghouse (ACH), according to the first comprehensive studies of the retail payment system by the Federal Reserve System in more than twenty years.
The doctrine also applies to situations involving a yearend gift by check to a noncharitable donee, treating the gift as complete in the year of delivery if certain conditions are met.
The law of negotiable instruments states that payment by check is considered to be a conditional payment, subject to the condition that the check will be honored on presentation.
The contract contained the usual provision that required the downpayment of ten percent to be made by check subject to collection.
If a firm's check losses are only .3 of 1 percent of check sales, and payment by check accounts for half the total sales, only one out of every 600 customers will write an uncollectible check (and three fourths of these people will pay for their check if a good verification system is used).
VPN Dynamics, Inc., recently announced the V6 "Secured by Check Point" appliance, integrating Check Point (Nasdaq: CHKP) VPN-1/FireWall-1 SmallOffice Next Generation (NG).
A payment made by a bill payer under a bill-payment service available to a consumer via computer or other electronic means, unless the terms of the bill-payment service explicitly state that all payments, or all payments to a particular payee or payees, will be solely by check, draft, or similar paper instrument drawn on the consumer's account, and the payee or payees that will be paid in this manner are identified to the consumer.
3 (7/28/98), the Tax Court held that gifts made by check and delivered to individual donees before a donor's death but presented for payment after the donor's death were not completed gifts during the donor's lifetime.
For the 50 cents or so you pay per check, "it's worth it, Burris says, "even if only 15% of your business is done by check. If a check turns out not to be good, TeleCheck will refund me.