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What is another word for check?

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To examine, investigate, or make an inquiry into
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“A hydrologist would visit the island to check the volume and quality of water in the caves.”
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To verify or establish to one's satisfaction
“William, could you check if Harry and Meghan will be joining us for dinner?”
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To slow the growth or progress of, or to keep under control
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“Ensure that you apply constant pressure to your wound to check the bleeding.”
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To bring (a movement) to a halt or stop
“He did everything possible to correct and check the skidding when it occurred.”
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To bring to an end
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“It is done in such a manner that will, I trust, permanently check any raids of the invader upon tribes that depend on our friendship.”
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To be consistent or in agreement with
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“Jessie's story of what happened just didn't check with footage from surveillance cameras.”
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To mark items on a list
Check the items on the list that interest you.”
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To prevent (someone) from achieving an aim
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To look at closely or with interest
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To forcibly put an end to
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To diminish in intensity or severity, especially gradually
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To defy or put up an opposition to
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To halt an activity or task temporarily
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To check a written text for errors in spelling and grammar
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To perform checks and maintenance on (a device or piece of equipment)
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To substantiate or prove the truth of something
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To look up information in
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To give up or abstain from something
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To control by means of rules and regulations
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To review or check something
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To criticize or reprove, especially in a formal or official way
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To take a brief or hurried look at someone or something
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To revise or improve a piece of work
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To keep a record of
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To acquire new information or skill
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To count again, typically to verify a total or result
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To number the pages of a book, document or publication
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To sample the flavor of something orally
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To discuss, converse, or exchange viewpoints on a particular matter
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To recall or thoughtfully
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To feel or manipulate with the hands
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To blemish, scratch, or stain with a mark
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Having a checked pattern
“For a semi-formal office look, style your check shirt with rolled sleeves, suit pants and dress shoes.”
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An examination to test or ascertain the quality or accuracy of something
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“A check has revealed a significant projected overspend over the next two years.”
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A means of control or restraint
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“Has natural photography really put a check on our airbrushed ideals of beauty?”
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The bill in a restaurant
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“We gasped when the check arrived as we did not anticipate that the meal would cost so much.”
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A ticket or coupon entitling the holder to something
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“He threw down the brass check for his coat and hat.”
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The ending of an activity
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“A check in operations was forced due to the power outage.”
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An irregular, usually narrow, break in a surface created by pressure
“The array of fine checks on the surface indicates that the painting is rather old.”
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(US) An order to a bank to pay money to a named person or entity
“I wrote a check for the amount charged.”
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A mark used as an indicator
“The check on the form will indicate that you agree to our terms and conditions.”
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A limiting condition, rule or measure
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State of being impervious, immune to, or blocking an external influence or harm
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The action of suppressing or putting an end to an activity
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An extra check or verification made a second time
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A woven plaid check pattern, often associated with Scottish heritage
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The process or act of managing, running or governing (something)
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Something used as the basis for calculation or for comparison
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An act of verifying the total of something
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The action of driving back an attack or of being driven back
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Bank-drawn payment document ensuring sufficient funds
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A cash payment of money by a company to its shareholders
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The restraint, prevention, or inhibition of a feeling, quality, etc.
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A small disk used in games or gambling, usually to represent money or as a marker
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The state of being vanquished
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Ability of a program to examine at runtime the type or properties of an object
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The official currency, in the form of banknotes or coins, issued by a government
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A small area on a surface having a different color from its surroundings, typically one caused by damage or dirt