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KK Pronunciation

〔 tʃєk 〕


〔 tʃek 〕

Overview of noun check

The noun check has 13 senses

  • check, bank check, cheque -- (a written order directing a bank to pay money; "he paid all his bills by check")

  • assay, check -- (an appraisal of the state of affairs; "they made an assay of the contents"; "a check on its dependability under stress")

  • check, chit, tab -- (the bill in a restaurant; "he asked the waiter for the check")

  • arrest, check, halt, hitch, stay, stop, stoppage -- (the state of inactivity following an interruption; "the negotiations were in arrest"; "held them in check"; "during the halt he got some lunch"; "the momentary stay enabled him to escape the blow"; "he spent the entire stop in his seat")

  • confirmation, verification, check, substantiation -- (additional proof that something that was believed (some fact or hypothesis or theory) is correct; "fossils provided further confirmation of the evolutionary theory")

  • check, checkout, check-out procedure -- (the act of inspecting or verifying; "they made a check of their equipment"; "the pilot ran through the check-out procedure")

  • check mark, check, tick -- (a mark indicating that something has been noted or completed etc.; "as he called the role he put a check mark by each student's name")

  • hindrance, hinderance, deterrent, impediment, balk, baulk, check, handicap -- (something immaterial that interferes with or delays action or progress)

  • check, chip -- (a mark left after a small piece has been chopped or broken off of something)

  • check -- (a textile pattern of squares or crossed lines (resembling a checkerboard); "she wore a skirt with checks")

  • bridle, check, curb -- (the act of restraining power or action or limiting excess; "his common sense is a bridle to his quick temper")

  • check -- (obstructing an opponent in ice hockey)

  • check -- ((chess) a direct attack on an opponent's king)

Overview of verb check

The verb check has 25 senses

  • check, check up on, look into, check out, suss out, check over, go over, check into -- (examine so as to determine accuracy, quality, or condition; "check the brakes"; "Check out the engine")

  • check -- (make an examination or investigation; "check into the rumor"; "check the time of the class")

  • see, check, insure, see to it, ensure, control, ascertain, assure -- (be careful or certain to do something; make certain of something; "He verified that the valves were closed"; "See that the curtains are closed"; "control the quality of the product")

  • control, hold in, hold, contain, check, curb, moderate -- (lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits; "moderate your alcohol intake"; "hold your tongue"; "hold your temper"; "control your anger")

  • check -- (stop for a moment, as if out of uncertainty or caution; "She checked for an instant and missed a step")

  • check, check off, mark, mark off, tick off, tick -- (put a check mark on or near or next to; "Please check each name on the list"; "tick off the items"; "mark off the units")

  • check, retard, delay -- (slow the growth or development of; "The brain damage will retard the child's language development")

  • check, check out -- (be verified or confirmed; pass inspection; "These stories don't check!")

  • match, fit, correspond, check, jibe, gibe, tally, agree -- (be compatible, similar or consistent; coincide in their characteristics; "The two stories don't agree in many details"; "The handwriting checks with the signature on the check"; "The suspect's fingerprints don't match those on the gun")

  • check -- (block or impede (a player from the opposing team) in ice hockey)

  • discipline, train, check, condition -- (develop (children's) behavior by instruction and practice; especially to teach self-control; "Parents must discipline their children"; "Is this dog trained?")

  • check -- (consign for shipment on a vehicle; "check your luggage before boarding")

  • check -- (hand over something to somebody as for temporary safekeeping; "Check your coat at the door")

  • check -- (abandon the intended prey, turn, and pursue an inferior prey)

  • check -- (stop in a chase especially when scent is lost; "The dog checked")

  • check, checker, chequer -- (mark into squares or draw squares on; draw crossed lines on)

  • check -- (decline to initiate betting)

  • check, turn back, arrest, stop, contain, hold back -- (hold back, as of a danger or an enemy; check the expansion or influence of; "Arrest the downward trend"; "Check the growth of communism in South East Asia"; "Contain the rebel movement"; "Turn back the tide of communism")

  • check -- (place into check; "He checked my kings")

  • check -- (write out a check on a bank account)

  • determine, check, find out, see, ascertain, watch, learn -- (find out, learn, or determine with certainty, usually by making an inquiry or other effort; "I want to see whether she speaks French"; "See whether it works"; "find out if he speaks Russian"; "Check whether the train leaves on time")

  • check -- (verify by consulting a source or authority; "check the spelling of this word"; "check your facts")

  • check -- (arrest the motion (of something) abruptly; "He checked the flow of water by shutting off the main valve")

  • check, chink -- (make cracks or chinks in; "The heat checked the paint")

  • crack, check, break -- (become fractured; break or crack on the surface only; "The glass cracked when it was heated")