maker
mak·er n: one (as an issuer) that undertakes to pay a negotiable instrument and esp. a note
sign a note as maker rather than indorser

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

maker
I noun author, devisor, donor, initiator, producer associated concepts: maker of a note, maker of an instrument II index architect, author (originator), contractor

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


maker
n.
A person who makes or creates something; a person who creates a law; a person who signs a check or promissory note.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


maker
1) The person who signs a check or promissory note, which makes that person responsible for payment.
2) A person who endorses a check or note over to another person before it is delivered, making the endorser obligated to pay until it is delivered. (See: check, promissory note, payor, payee)
Category: Business, LLCs & Corporations
Category: Personal Finance & Retirement

Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.


maker
n. A person who issues a promissory note.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.


maker
One who makes, frames, executes, or ordains; as a lawmaker, or the maker of a promissory note. One who signs a note to borrow and, as such, assumes the obligation to pay the note when due. The person who creates or executes a note, that is, issues it, and in signing the instrument makes the promise of payment contained therein. One who signs a check; in this context, synonymous with drawer. One who issues a promissory note or certificate of deposit.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


maker
One who makes, frames, executes, or ordains; as a lawmaker, or the maker of a promissory note. One who signs a note to borrow and, as such, assumes the obligation to pay the note when due. The person who creates or executes a note, that is, issues it, and in signing the instrument makes the promise of payment contained therein. One who signs a check; in this context, synonymous with drawer. One who issues a promissory note or certificate of deposit.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

maker
n.
   1) the person who signs a check or promissory note, which makes him/her responsible for payment.
   2) a person who endorses a check or note over to another person before it is delivered, making the endorser obligated to pay until it is delivered.
   See also: check, payee, payor, promissory note

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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