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1. check

verb. ['ˈtʃɛk'] examine so as to determine accuracy, quality, or condition.

Synonyms

  • analyze
  • go over
  • check into
  • check up on
  • watch over
  • mark off
  • follow
  • canvas
  • examine
  • study
  • watch
  • suss out
  • check out
  • canvass
  • mark
  • check off
  • analyse
  • tick
  • tick off
  • look into
  • keep an eye on
  • observe

Antonyms

  • dissent
  • mistrust
  • distrust
  • back

Etymology

  • eschec (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • scacus (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Check

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  • domecq
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  • shreck
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Example sentences of the word check


1. Verb, base form
Open the organ top and check the inside of the back organ side.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Perform a background check and credit application on prospective renters.

Quotes containing the word check


1. The only way I could get comfortable around people was to make them laugh. I was an obedient girl, and humor was my one form of rebellion. I used comedy to deflect. Like, 'Hey, check out my zit!' - you know, making fun of yourself before someone else has a chance to.
- Tina Fey

2. Fear can be good when you're walking past an alley at night or when you need to check the locks on your doors before you go to bed, but it's not good when you have a goal and you're fearful of obstacles. We often get trapped by our fears, but anyone who has had success has failed before.
- Queen Latifah

3. Success does not mean happiness. Check out any celebrity magazine to look for examples to disabuse you of thinking that being beautiful, successful or rich will make you happy.
- Shawn Achor

2. check

noun. ['ˈtʃɛk'] a written order directing a bank to pay money.

Synonyms

  • personal check
  • bill of exchange
  • certified cheque
  • personal cheque
  • treasurer's cheque
  • giro
  • draft
  • paycheck
  • bad check
  • order of payment
  • cashier's check
  • certified check
  • counter check
  • treasurer's check
  • cheque
  • bad cheque
  • blank check
  • blank cheque
  • bank check
  • kite
  • medicare payment
  • cashier's cheque
  • payroll check
  • giro cheque

Antonyms

  • inappropriate
  • unready
  • disagreement
  • disenfranchise

Etymology

  • eschec (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • scacus (Latin)

3. check

verb. ['ˈtʃɛk'] be careful or certain to do something; make certain of something.

Synonyms

  • control
  • see to it
  • proof
  • proofread
  • spot-check
  • card
  • mark off
  • cover
  • insure
  • verify
  • ascertain
  • cross-check
  • determine
  • learn
  • watch
  • mark
  • check off
  • ensure
  • cinch
  • tick
  • see
  • tick off
  • assure
  • find out

Antonyms

  • consume
  • immoderation
  • intemperate
  • immoderate

Etymology

  • eschec (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • scacus (Latin)

4. check

verb. ['ˈtʃɛk'] make an examination or investigation.

Synonyms

  • examine
  • breathalyze
  • see
  • test
  • breathalyse
  • screen

Antonyms

  • enliven
  • dryness
  • sharpen
  • dry

Etymology

  • eschec (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • scacus (Latin)

5. check

verb. ['ˈtʃɛk'] lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits.

Synonyms

  • control
  • subdue
  • thermostat
  • conquer
  • moderate
  • restrain
  • crucify
  • stamp down
  • train
  • keep back
  • hold back
  • contain
  • counteract
  • keep
  • abnegate
  • hold
  • deny
  • countercheck
  • throttle
  • hold in
  • restrict
  • bound
  • trammel
  • confine
  • bate
  • limit
  • suppress
  • catch
  • inhibit
  • damp
  • mortify

Antonyms

  • remember
  • repel
  • get off
  • unhitch

Etymology

  • eschec (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • scacus (Latin)

6. check

noun. ['ˈtʃɛk'] an appraisal of the state of affairs.

Synonyms

  • paternity test
  • Apgar score
  • assessment
  • appraisal
  • assay
  • double check
  • stress test

Antonyms

  • perpendicular
  • oblique
  • dissimilarity
  • asynchronous

Etymology

  • eschec (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • scacus (Latin)

7. check

noun. ['ˈtʃɛk'] the bill in a restaurant.

Synonyms

  • chit
  • invoice
  • tab
  • bill

Antonyms

  • detach
  • uglify
  • skew
  • defuse

Etymology

  • eschec (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • scacus (Latin)

8. check

noun. ['ˈtʃɛk'] additional proof that something that was believed (some fact or hypothesis or theory) is correct.

Synonyms

  • crosscheck
  • parity check
  • substantiation
  • redundancy check
  • cogent evidence
  • odd-even check
  • verification
  • proof
  • bed check
  • checksum

Antonyms

  • unearned run
  • earned run
  • disjoin
  • unbalance

Etymology

  • eschec (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • scacus (Latin)

9. check

noun. ['ˈtʃɛk'] the act of inspecting or verifying.

Synonyms

  • check-out procedure
  • spot check
  • review
  • checkout

Antonyms

  • question
  • suffer
  • converge
  • be well

Etymology

  • eschec (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • scacus (Latin)

10. check

verb. ['ˈtʃɛk'] put a check mark on or near or next to.

Synonyms

  • go over
  • check into
  • control
  • check up on
  • see to it
  • mark off
  • insure
  • receipt
  • verify
  • ascertain
  • suss out
  • check out
  • mark
  • check off
  • ensure
  • tick
  • see
  • tick off
  • look into
  • assure

Antonyms

  • powerlessness
  • unrestraint
  • indiscipline
  • intemperance

Etymology

  • eschec (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • scacus (Latin)
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