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Check (IPA: /ˈtʃɛk/)


Check (n.)

A word of warning denoting that the king is in danger; such a menace of a player's king by an adversary's move as would, if it were any other piece, expose it to immediate capture. A king so menaced is said to be in check, and must be made safe at the next move.

Check (n.)

A condition of interrupted or impeded progress; arrest; stop; delay; as, to hold an enemy in check.

Check (n.)

Whatever arrests progress, or limits action; an obstacle, guard, restraint, or rebuff.

Check (n.)

A mark, certificate, or token, by which, errors may be prevented, or a thing or person may be identified; as, checks placed against items in an account; a check given for baggage; a return check on a railroad.

Check (n.)

A written order directing a bank or banker to pay money as therein stated. See Bank check, below.

Check (n.)

A woven or painted design in squares resembling the patten of a checkerboard; one of the squares of such a design; also, cloth having such a figure.

Check (n.)

The forsaking by a hawk of its proper game to follow other birds.

Check (n.)

Small chick or crack.

Check (v. t.)

To make a move which puts an adversary's piece, esp. his king, in check; to put in check.

Check (v. t.)

To put a sudden restraint upon; to stop temporarily; to hinder; to repress; to curb.

Check (v. t.)

To verify, to guard, to make secure, by means of a mark, token, or other check; to distinguish by a check; to put a mark against (an item) after comparing with an original or a counterpart in order to secure accuracy; as, to check an account; to check baggage.

Check (v. t.)

To chide, rebuke, or reprove.

Check (v. t.)

To slack or ease off, as a brace which is too stiffly extended.

Check (v. t.)

To make checks or chinks in; to cause to crack; as, the sun checks timber.

Check (v. i.)

To make a stop; to pause; -- with at.

Check (v. i.)

To clash or interfere.

Check (v. i.)

To act as a curb or restraint.

Check (v. i.)

To crack or gape open, as wood in drying; or to crack in small checks, as varnish, paint, etc.

Check (v. i.)

To turn, when in pursuit of proper game, and fly after other birds.

Check (a.)

Checkered; designed in checks.

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Chess condition

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Pattern of intersecting vertical and horizontal lines

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Unit testing framework for C

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Painting by Jehan-Georges Vibert

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Painting by Alan Green

Check Synonyms

Stop, Hitch, Halt, Stay, Arrest, Stoppage

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Assay

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Cheque, Bank Check

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Curb, Bridle

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Tick, Check Mark

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Checkout, Check-out Procedure

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Chip

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Tab, Chit

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Substantiation, Confirmation, Verification

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Deterrent, Hinderance, Baulk, Impediment, Hindrance, Balk, Handicap

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Check Off, Tick Off, Tick, Mark Off, Mark

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Check Out

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Go Over, Check Up On, Check Into, Check Over, Look Into, Check Out, Suss Out

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Chequer, Checker

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Chink

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Control, Moderate, Contain, Hold In, Curb, Hold

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Crack, Break

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Find Out, Determine, Ascertain, Learn, Watch, See

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Train, Discipline, Condition

CHECK (Acronym / Abbreviation)

Checkshot and Acoustic Calibration Report

Check Rhymes

Baek, Bec, Beck, Blech, Bleck, Breck, Brekke, Cech, Check, Chek, Creque, Czech, Dec, Dech, Deck, Dweck, Eck, Ek, Feck, Fleck, Frech, Freck, Geck, Grech, Heck, Jech, Keck, Kleck, Krech, Lech, Leck, Lek, Mech, Meck, Nec, Neck, Pech, Peck, Quek, Rec, Rech, Reck, Scheck, Schmeck, Schneck, Schreck, Sec, Seck, Sheck, Shek, Shreck, Spec, Speck, Stec, Stech, Steck, Streck, Svec, Szczech, Tec, Tech, Teck, Tek, Trek, Weck, Wnek, Wreck, Yeck, Zech, Zeck

Bedeck, Bo-shek, Dehecq, Domecq, Exec, Labrecque, Macek, Mcpeck, Nobec, Prestech, Quebec, Recheck, Vanek, Vanhecke, Vanvleck

Polytech, Receptech


Check (Last Name / Surname)

Check is the #12,229 most common last name / surname from the 2010 United States Census. The census reported that 2,545 people had that surname.

Spanish Translation

Check in Spanish is Cheque

Tagalog Translation

Check in Tagalog is Marka

Example Sentence (Quote)

" [barking into walkie-talkie] Unit 2? This is Command. Take him at the street, and check him out." - Heat (1995 film)

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A light to guide, a rod To check the erring, and reprove." - William Wordsworth

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A satirical poet is the check of the laymen on bad priests." - John Dryden

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Aeris: Check out that gear. [Points to armour on wall rack.] It's a huge defense boost." - VG Cats

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Bleed, bleed, poor country! Great Tyranny! lay thou thy basis sure, For goodness dares not check thee!" - Tyranny


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