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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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The testimony also provides comment on issues related to unsolicited "loan checks," which are addressed in proposed legislation introduced by Representatives Hinchey and Gonzalez that would amend the Truth in Lending Act (TILA).
Counterfeiters duplicate corporate and payroll checks, traveler's checks, credit cards, certified bank checks, money orders, currency, and other negotiable instruments, as well as personal identification.
Endpoint Exchange, a leading electronic check image exchange provider for the financial services industry, serves the needs of a diverse group of the country's leading financial institutions, check imaging software developers, and image-item processing outsourcers.
As of August 28, 2004, the Columbia office of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond no longer processes checks, and banks served by that office have been reassigned to that Reserve Bank's Charlotte office.
NOVA has hit a home run in the area of electronic check processing by responding directly to the needs of multi-lane retailers," said Stuart C.
SecureCheck-PRO has embedded high security into every component - hardware, software, and the printed check - to help organizations protect themselves against both internal and external check fraud at all stages of the check disbursement process.
The DFI Check Study was designed to count the total or aggregate number of checks processed in the United States for a twelve-month period.
As the number of banks, companies and government institutions implementing Check 21 solutions continues to grow, having a check scanning application that is virtually plug-and-play and instantly compatible--right out of the box--with other software used for item processing will help these customers grow easier and quicker in terms of upgrades to their systems," said Andy Lawrence, worldwide solutions business manager, Document Imaging, Graphic Communications Group, Eastman Kodak Company.
Shaw's operates its own check cashing outlet as well, for those who have successfully cleared two checks at the store and have a Shaw's discount card.
A subset to this accounting involves the maintenance of a stale-dated check registry of those checks not negotiated within their allowable life limitation.
Bottom line: Only write checks that you know you have the money to cover.
Hit with too many bad checks, a number of businesses throughout the San Fernando Valley are on a cash or credit diet, trying to trim away the hassles of the holiday shopping season.
July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Users of financial software, even those who have received free financial software, should prepare for sticker shock when it comes time to order checks.
Our Captovation([R]) Check Capture system provides the critical first step to becoming image enabled, thereby allowing financial institutions to capture checks at their earliest point of presentment so they can participate in and realize the many benefits of Check 21 and electronic image exchange.