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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 ?
Airport workers and airline crews are to be checked against the US government's controversial watch lists under new legislation passed last week.
The answers can be checked against the lists of correct answers at the end of the book.
The information will be checked against security databases to verify the travellers' papers.
Under the Patriot measure, and presidential Executive Order 13224 (issued on September 24, 2001), "anyone purchasing property must be checked against a list of names of known and suspected terrorists," reported Newsweek's Brian Braiker on June 3.
This would enable immigration to verify a passport bearer's identity, checked against a visual record of their face, guarding against passport theft and fraud.
All I had to do was fill in a form with my old address on it, which was checked against county records to see if someone was registered to vote at that address.
This is achieved by generating the checksum for important files which, at regular intervals, is checked against the current version of the file.
As new equipment is added to the network, it is automatically checked against the knowledge base of known vulnerabilities.
These data will enable radiometric calibration models used by the GOES program to be checked against the NIST infrared radiance scale.
The contents of all trucks should be checked against the official bill of lading for the cargo.
All variables measured hourly are checked against those 4 components before made available for the end-user in a timely fashion.