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General dictionaries General (34 matching dictionaries)
  1. check, check: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
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  10. check: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
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  15. check (n.): Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
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  17. check: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  18. check: Cambridge International Dictionary of Idioms [home, info]
  19. Check (Chess), Check (board game), Check (disambiguation), Check (fabric), Check (finance), Check (hockey), Check (ice hockey), Check (mark), Check (payment), Check (poker), Check (unit testing framework), Check: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
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  22. check: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
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  32. check: Wikimedia Commons US English Pronunciations [home, info]

Art dictionaries Art (2 matching dictionaries)
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Business dictionaries Business (17 matching dictionaries)
  1. Check: MoneyGlossary.com [home, info]
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  12. Check: Construction Term Glossary [home, info]
  13. CHECK: Bouvier's Law Dictionary 1856 Edition [home, info]
  14. Check: Investopedia [home, info]
  15. Check (disambiguation), Check (finance), check: Legal dictionary [home, info]
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  1. Check (disambiguation), check: Encyclopedia [home, info]

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  1. CHECK: Glossary of Biblical English of the Authorised Version of the HOLY BIBLE [home, info]

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  2. Check: Street Terms: Drugs and the Drug Trade [home, info]
  3. CHECK, Check: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

Sports dictionaries Sports (8 matching dictionaries)
  1. Check: Dan's Poker [home, info]
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Quick definitions from WordNet (check)

noun:  the act of inspecting or verifying ("They made a check of their equipment")
noun:  (chess) a direct attack on an opponent's king
noun:  obstructing an opponent in ice hockey
noun:  a textile pattern of squares or crossed lines (resembling a checkerboard) ("She wore a skirt with checks")
noun:  a mark left after a small piece has been chopped or broken off of something
noun:  the bill in a restaurant ("He asked the waiter for the check")
noun:  a written order directing a bank to pay money ("He paid all his bills by check")
noun:  the act of restraining power or action or limiting excess
noun:  an appraisal of the state of affairs ("A check on its dependability under stress")
noun:  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")
noun:  the state of inactivity following an interruption ("Held them in check")
noun:  additional proof that something that was believed (some fact or hypothesis or theory) is correct
noun:  something immaterial that interferes with or delays action or progress
verb:  hand over something to somebody as for temporary safekeeping ("Check your coat at the door")
verb:  consign for shipment on a vehicle ("Check your luggage before boarding")
verb:  make an examination or investigation ("Check into the rumor")
verb:  block or impede (a player from the opposing team) in ice hockey
verb:  be verified or confirmed; pass inspection ("These stories don't check!")
verb:  make cracks or chinks in ("The heat checked the paint")
verb:  arrest the motion (of something) abruptly ("He checked the flow of water by shutting off the main valve")
verb:  slow the growth or development of
verb:  examine so as to determine accuracy, quality, or condition ("Check the brakes")
verb:  put a check mark on or next to ("Please check each name on the list")
verb:  verify by consulting a source or authority ("Check the spelling of this word")
verb:  write out a check on a bank account
verb:  place into check ("He checked my kings")
verb:  hold back, as of a danger or an enemy; check the expansion or influence of ("Check the growth of communism in Sout East Asia")
verb:  decline to initiate betting
verb:  mark into squares or draw squares on; draw crossed lines on
verb:  stop for a moment, as if out of uncertainty or caution ("She checked for an instant and missed a step")
verb:  stop in a chase especially when scent is lost ("The dog checked")
verb:  abandon the intended prey, turn, and pursue an inferior prey, of falcons
verb:  become fractured; break or crack on the surface only
verb:  be careful or certain to do something; make certain of something
verb:  find out, learn, or determine with certainty, usually by making an inquiry or other effort ("Check whether the train leaves on time")
verb:  train by instruction and practice; especially to teach self-control
verb:  be compatible, similar or consistent; coincide in their characteristics ("The handwriting checks with the signature on the check")
verb:  lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits
name:  A surname (rare: 1 in 100000 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #17833)

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Phrases that include check:   baggage check, check card, check digit, retirement check, bounced check, more...

Words similar to check:   arrest, curb, tab, agree, ascertain, assay, assure, berate, break, bridle, checked, checker, checking, checkless, checkout, cheque, chequer, chide, chink, chip, more...


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