Definitions for "negotiable instrument"
A transferable, signed document that promises to pay the bearer a sum of money...
A written instrument signed by its maker or drawer, containing an unconditional promise to pay a certain sum of money; can be passed freely from one person to another.
This is a document which :  is signed;      is an instruction to pay an amount of money;      can have its ownership changed by changing the name it is paid to; or      can have its ownership changed simply by being delivered to its new owner.
A tradable piece of paper that represents ownership of a financial asset or debt.
Keywords:  sold, cash, traded, document, value
A document which has a cash value which may be traded, given or sold.