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Synonyms for check

Synonyms for check

a precise list of fees or charges

to prevent the occurrence or continuation of a movement, action, or operation

to prevent from accomplishing a purpose

to subject to a procedure that ascertains effectiveness, value, proper function, or other quality

to subject to a test of knowledge or skill

to be compatible or in correspondence

check in: to come to a particular place

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an appraisal of the state of affairs

the bill in a restaurant

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the state of inactivity following an interruption

additional proof that something that was believed (some fact or hypothesis or theory) is correct

the act of inspecting or verifying

a mark indicating that something has been noted or completed etc.

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a mark left after a small piece has been chopped or broken off of something

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a textile pattern of squares or crossed lines (resembling a checkerboard)

the act of restraining power or action or limiting excess

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obstructing an opponent in ice hockey

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

make an examination or investigation

stop for a moment, as if out of uncertainty or caution

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slow the growth or development of

be verified or confirmed

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

develop (children's) behavior by instruction and practice

consign for shipment on a vehicle

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hand over something to somebody as for temporary safekeeping

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abandon the intended prey, turn, and pursue an inferior prey

stop in a chase especially when scent is lost

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mark into squares or draw squares on

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decline to initiate betting

hold back, as of a danger or an enemy

place into check

write out a check on a bank account

find out, learn, or determine with certainty, usually by making an inquiry or other effort

verify by consulting a source or authority

arrest the motion (of something) abruptly

make cracks or chinks in

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become fractured

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References in periodicals archive ?
Research has disclosed that every jurisdiction in the United States, regardless of size, has amassed countless stale-dated checks amounting, conservatively, to hundreds of millions of dollars.
The ramifications of a few bounced checks go beyond paying overdraft fees, says Raymond H.
AstenJohnson recommends that personnel make sure that there is proper clearance between fabric and apron; check edge deckle/fabric clearance; check the function of the guide mechanism; and ensure proper fabric tension.
While some banks may immediately cash some government checks and many will cash checks drawn on their own accounts, they are not in the check cashing business.
In October, there were more than 8,000 bad checks reported to the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office Bad Check Program, a 14 percent rise over the same period the previous year.
Since the adoption of the Check 21 Law (Check Truncation Act) in October 2004, check image exchange has been growing steadily every year.
There are two types of overdraft protection by which your checks will be paid even though you do not have the funds in your checking account to cover them.
Each agency must take precautions not only to protect its undercover operatives but also to avoid the embarrassment that results when one agency learns that it has arranged to buy counterfeit checks from the undercover agent of another agency.
Right now, it handles about a quarter of all the checks written in this country.
Bank is piloting a new Web-based version of its popular On-Site Electronic Deposit remote deposit product, which allows customers to scan and process all incoming checks in a back-office environment.
The Consumer Guide to Check 21 and Substitute Checks describes ways that consumers may be affected by the new law and provides information on ways to resolve problems associated with the receipt of substitute checks.
According to Barbara Hurst, editor of the Bankers Hotline newsletter, experts estimate that businesses lose $10-$12 billion a year from check fraud.
5) With the prevalence of laser printers and advanced duplication systems, the production of quality counterfeit checks has become commonplace.
Membership in the Endpoint Exchange Network will provide these top-tier banks with the full interoperability to exchange, clear and settle check images with more than 4,000 Endpoint Exchange member institutions across the country, regardless of asset size or check imaging platform," said Jeff Vetterick, general manager, Endpoint Exchange LLC.
Appendix A provides a routing number guide that helps depository institutions determine the maximum permissible hold periods for most deposited checks.