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Synonyms for check

Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002

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

The American Heritage® Roget's Thesaurus. Copyright © 2013, 2014 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Synonyms for check

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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