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Check — synonyms, definition

1. check (Noun) N. Amer, US

119 synonyms
account admission air valve analysis arrest assay audit bank check bar barricade barrier baulk bill bit blockade bridle budget card certificate cessation • • •
13 definitions

check (Noun) — A written order directing a bank to pay money.

check (Noun) — An appraisal of the state of affairs. ex. "a check on its dependability under stress"

check (Noun) — The bill in a restaurant.

check (Noun) — The state of inactivity following an interruption. ex. "held them in check"

check (Noun) — Additional proof that something that was believed (some fact, hypothesis or theory) is correct.

check (Noun) — The act of inspecting or verifying. ex. "they made a check of their equipment" ex. "the pilot ran through the check-out procedure"

check (Noun) — A mark indicating that something has been noted or completed etc.. ex. "as he called the role he put a check mark by each student's name"

check (Noun) — Something that interferes with (or delays) action or progress.

check (Noun) — A mark left after a small piece has been chopped or broken off of something.

check (Noun) — A textile pattern of squares or crossed lines (resembling a checkerboard). ex. "she wore a skirt with checks"

check (Noun) — The act of restraining power, action or limiting excess. ex. "his common sense is a check to his quick temper"

check (Noun) — Obstructing an opponent in ice hockey.

check (Noun) — (chess) a direct attack on an opponent's king.

24 types of
account appraisal assessment bill bill of exchange blemish chess move cogent evidence defect difficulty draft inaction inactiveness inactivity inspection invoice mar mark obstruction order of payment • • •
51 type
Apgar score albatross bad check bad cheque bed check bind blank check blank cheque cashier's check cashier's cheque certified check certified cheque checksum counter check counter cheque countercheck crosscheck diriment impediment discovered check dog's-tooth check • • •
3 parts of
hockey hockey game ice hockey

2. check (Verb) N. Amer, US

181 synonym
abate abort abridge agree allay alleviate arrest ascertain assess assure audit balk bar be careful block bottle up brake break break off bridle • • •
26 definitions

check (Verb) — Examine so as to determine accuracy, quality, or condition. ex. "check the brakes" ex. "Check out the engine" ex. "check up on the brakes" ex. "check over the brakes" ex. "check into the brakes"

check (Verb) — Make an examination or investigation. ex. "check into the rumour" ex. "check the time of the class"

check (Verb) — Be careful or certain to do something; make certain of something. ex. "check that the curtains are closed"

check (Verb) — Lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits. ex. "check your anger"

check (Verb) — Stop for a moment, as if out of uncertainty or caution. ex. "She checked for an instant and missed a step"

check (Verb) — Put a check mark on, near or next to. ex. "Please check each name on the list"

check (Verb) — Slow the growth or development of. ex. "The brain damage will check the child's language development"

check (Verb) — Be verified or confirmed; pass inspection. ex. "These stories don't check!"

check (Verb) — Be compatible, similar or consistent; coincide in their characteristics. ex. "The handwriting checks with the signature on the form"

check (Verb) — Block or impede (a player from the opposing team) in ice hockey.

check (Verb) — Develop (children's) behaviour by instruction and practice; especially to teach self-control. ex. "Parents must check their children"

check (Verb) — Consign for shipment on a vehicle. ex. "check your luggage before boarding"

check (Verb) — Hand over something to somebody as for temporary safekeeping.

check (Verb) — (falconry) abandon the intended prey, turn, and pursue an inferior prey.

check (Verb) — Stop in a chase especially when scent is lost. ex. "The dog checked"

check (Verb) — Mark into squares or draw squares on; draw crossed lines on.

check (Verb) — (card game) decline to initiate betting.

check (Verb) — Hold back, as of a danger or an enemy; check the expansion or influence of. ex. "Check the growth of communism in South East Asia"

check (Verb) — (chess) place into check. ex. "He checked my kings"

check (Verb) — Write out a check on a bank account.

check (Verb) — Find out, learn, or determine with certainty, usually by making an inquiry or other effort. ex. "Check whether the train leaves on time"

check (Verb) — Verify by consulting a source or authority. ex. "check the spelling of this word" ex. "check your facts"

check (Verb) — Arrest the motion (of something) abruptly. ex. "He checked the flow of water by shutting off the main valve"

check (Verb) — Make cracks or chinks in. ex. "The heat checked the paint"

check (Verb) — Become fractured; break or crack on the surface only.

check (Verb) — Withdraw money by writing a check.

44 types of
aggress alter analyse analyze attack be block blockade canvas canvass change charge consign crack cut defend develop draw draw off embarrass • • •
89 types
abnegate accord adhere agree align answer bate bear out befit beseem bound breathalyse breathalyze card catch cinch coincide concord confine conform to • • •

3. check (US) N. Amer, US

3 synonyms
difficulty reverse setback