Meaning of CHECK in English
v. 1 stop, arrest, stay, halt, obstruct, block, limit; retard, slow, brake, curb, hinder, hamper, impede, thwart They are trying to check the spread of the disease in West Africa 2 restrain, control, repress, stay, inhibit, contain, curb, restrict The animal population is checked only by availability of food 3 authenticate, verify, confirm, substantiate, validate, corroborate, check into, check out, check up on Please check his story to make sure he's not lying 4 enquire about or after or into, check into, check (up) on, examine, investigate, inspect, make sure of, verify, monitor, test, study, scrutinize You'd best check the temperature in the kiln 5 correspond, coincide, agree, jibe, tally, conform, check out, fit, mesh; compare His alibi doesn't check with the witness's statement 6 check in. arrive, report We check in for work at 0800 7 check in or into. register, sign in or on, enrol, log in We checked into the hotel 8 check into. investigate, check out, check up on, verify, check The detective checked into the backgrounds of all applicants 9 check off. tick (off), mark, check Check off the names in red 10 check out. a depart, leave; go He checked out of the hotel and took a taxi to the airport b investigate, research, explore, enquire into, look into or at or over, scrutinize, examine, inspect, probe, survey, check up on, check, check into, check over You had best check out her references before hiring her c pass, pass muster or scrutiny, meet approval, be verified, check According to our records, his story checks out d Slang cash in one's checks or chips, kick the bucket, croak Sam checked out last week - heart attack, I think 11 check over or out. review, verify, authenticate, check Please check over my figures before I submit them to the accountant 12 check up (on). a investigate, do research, probe, explore, check I don't know her name, but I'll check up and let you know b determine, discover, find out, look into, check I want you to check up on where they eat lunch
n. 13 stop, stopping, cease, surcease, hesitation, cessation, stoppage, interruption, break, pause, balk or baulk, discontinuity, discontinuation, discontinuance, suspension The visitors continued to arrive without check, far into the night 14 restraint, repression, inhibition, limitation, curb, restriction, control, constraint, hindrance, obstruction, impediment, damper He keeps a good check on the foreman This tax will serve as a check against free trade. 15 control, test, inspection, examination, scrutiny, verification, substantiation, authentication, confirmation, validation, corroboration We do a thorough check on the quality of every product 16 US tick, mark, dash, X Place a check in the box alongside your choice 17 token, receipt, counterfoil, stub; voucher, chit, certificate Don't lose your baggage check 18 chip, counter Let's cash in our checks and go home 19 Chiefly US bill, tab, charge(s) In the U S.A., people generally add 15 per cent to the check for a tip.
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