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"check" Meaning in English

1. the act of inspecting or verifying
Part of speech : noun
Example : they made a check of their equipment
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2. (chess) a direct attack on an opponent's king
Part of speech : noun
3. obstructing an opponent in ice hockey
Part of speech : noun
4. the act of restraining power or action or limiting excess
Part of speech : noun
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5. a textile pattern of squares or crossed lines, resembling a checkerboard
Part of speech : noun
Example : We wore skirts with checks.
6. a mark left after a small piece has been chopped or broken off of something
Part of speech : noun
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7. something immaterial that interferes with or delays action or progress
Part of speech : noun
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8. an appraisal of the state of affairs
Part of speech : noun
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9. additional proof that something that was believed is correct, such as some fact, hypothesis, or theory
Part of speech : noun
Example : We received a check once our report was analyzed.
10. the bill in a restaurant
Part of speech : noun
Example : I asked the waiter for the check.
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11. a mark indicating that something has been noted or completed
Part of speech : noun
Example : As I called the role I put a check mark by each student's name.
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12. a written order directing a bank to pay money
Part of speech : noun
Example : We paid all our bills by check.
13. the state of inactivity following an interruption
Part of speech : noun
14. to make cracks or chinks in
Part of speech : verb
Example : The heat checked the paint.
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15. to arrest the motion of something abruptly
Part of speech : verb
Example : I checked the flow of water by shutting off the main valve.
16. to slow the growth or development of
Part of speech : verb
Example : Our largest competitor checked our growth locally when they opened up across the street from us.
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17. to examine so as to determine accuracy, quality, or condition
Part of speech : verb
Example : check the brakes
18. to put a check mark on or near or next to
Part of speech : verb
Example : Please check each name on the list
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19. to verify by consulting a source or authority
Part of speech : verb
Example : I checked your documents and they seem fine.
20. to find out, learn, or determine with certainty, usually by making an inquiry or other effort
Part of speech : verb
Example : I'll check on your flights.
21. to place into check
Part of speech : verb
Example : With a move of their pawn, they checked my king.
22. to hold back, as of a danger or an enemy
Part of speech : verb
Example : We should check the influence of our enemy's ideology.
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23. to decline to initiate betting
Part of speech : verb
Example : I checked my hand.
24. to stop for a moment, as if out of uncertainty or caution
Part of speech : verb
Example : They repeatedly checked their watch while waiting for the train.
25. to stop in a chase especially when scent is lost
Part of speech : verb
Example : The dog checked.
26. to abandon the intended prey, turn, and pursue an inferior prey
Part of speech : verb
27. to hand over something to somebody as for temporary safekeeping
Part of speech : verb
Example : You can check your coat over there.
28. to consign for shipment on a vehicle
Part of speech : verb
Example : Check your luggage before boarding.
29. to lessen the intensity of
Part of speech : verb
Example : The medication checked my back pain.
30. to make an examination or investigation
Part of speech : verb
Example : Check into the rumor.
31. to block or impede a player from the opposing team in ice hockey
Part of speech : verb
Example : I was checked so hard I came out of my skates.
32. to be verified or confirmed
Part of speech : verb
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Translation for "check"

check meaning in spanish : comprobar
  • check meaning in german : prüfen
  • check meaning in japanese : チェック
  • check meaning in turkish : Kontrol
  • check meaning in chinese : 校验
  • check meaning in arabic : التحقق من
  • check meaning in polish : czek
  • check meaning in hindi : चेक
  • check meaning in french : vérifier
  • check meaning in russian : проверять