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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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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. up

adverb. ['ˈʌp'] spatially or metaphorically from a lower to a higher position.

Synonyms

  • upwards
  • upwardly

Antonyms

  • downwards
  • downwardly
  • downward

Etymology

  • upp (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. on

adverb. ['ˈɑːn, ˈɔn'] with a forward motion.

Antonyms

  • unrelated

Etymology

  • on (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • on (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • ón (Old Norse)

9. on

adjective. ['ˈɑːn, ˈɔn'] in operation or operational.

Antonyms

  • unconnectedness

Etymology

  • on (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • on (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • ón (Old Norse)

10. up

adjective. ['ˈʌp'] being or moving higher in position or greater in some value; being above a former position or level.

Synonyms

  • leading
  • risen
  • upfield
  • ahead
  • in the lead
  • dormie
  • heavenward
  • sprouted
  • aweigh
  • ascending
  • upward
  • dormy
  • upbound
  • high

Antonyms

  • down
  • low
  • fragrant
  • sober

Etymology

  • upp (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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