Definitions for "certified check"
Keywords:  drawee, depositor, check, payee, drawn
a check drawn on a bank and bearing marks from that bank guaranteeing that funds have been reserved for payment.
A depositor's check which the bank guarantees to pay. Usually the bank stamps the face of the check to indicate that it has been certified for payment. Less frequently used than the cashier's check.
A check issued by a bank, payable to a designated payee, in exchange for cash.