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  • Check — Check, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Checked} (ch[e^]kt); p. pr. & vb. n. {checking}.] 1. (Chess) To make a move which puts an adversary s piece, esp. his king, in check; to put in check. [1913 Webster] 2. To put a sudden restraint upon; to stop… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • check mark — ˈcheck mark noun [countable] a mark that you put next to an answer to show that it is correct, or against an item on a list to show that you have dealt with it; = CHECK; , tick Ame: • Put a check mark in the box to indicate the type of claim you… …   Financial and business terms

  • check — Ⅰ. check [1] ► VERB 1) examine the accuracy, quality, or condition of. 2) stop or slow the progress of. 3) Chess move a piece or pawn to a square where it directly attacks (the opposing king). ► NOUN 1) an examination to check accuracy, quality,… …   English terms dictionary

  • put — [ put ] (past tense and past participle put) verb transitive *** ▸ 1 move something to position ▸ 2 cause to be in situation ▸ 3 write/print something ▸ 4 make someone go to place ▸ 5 give position on list ▸ 6 build/place somewhere ▸ 7 express in …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • check — A commercial demand deposit instrument signed by the maker and payable on the presentation to the bank on which it is drawn. American Banker Glossary A bill of exchange representing a draft on a bank from deposited funds that pays a certain sum… …   Financial and business terms

  • check off — verb 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 • Syn: ↑check, ↑mark, ↑mark off, ↑tick off, ↑tick …   Useful english dictionary

  • check — check1 verb 1》 examine the accuracy, quality, or condition of.     ↘verify or establish to one s satisfaction.     ↘informal, chiefly N. Amer. take notice of. 2》 stop or slow the progress of.     ↘Ice Hockey hamper or neutralize (an opponent)… …   English new terms dictionary

  • check — /tʃek/ noun 1. a sudden stop ♦ to put a check on imports to stop some imports coming into a country 2. investigation or examination ● a routine check of the fire equipment ● The auditors carried out checks on the petty cash book. 3. US (in a… …   Dictionary of banking and finance

  • check mark — noun a mark indicating that something has been noted or completed etc. (Freq. 1) as he called the role he put a check mark by each student s name • Syn: ↑check, ↑tick • Derivationally related forms: ↑check (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • check mark — noun a mark () made to indicate agreement, correctness or acknowledgement Put a check mark in the box corresponding to the correct answer. Syn: tick …   Wiktionary

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