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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. spot

noun. ['ˈspɑːt'] a point located with respect to surface features of some region.

Synonyms

  • point
  • birthplace
  • polling place
  • zone
  • summit
  • tomb
  • hiding place
  • holy
  • mecca
  • target
  • high
  • grave
  • peak
  • hole-in-the-wall
  • top
  • junction
  • solitude
  • showplace
  • heights
  • rendezvous
  • place
  • polling station
  • scour
  • end
  • place of birth
  • crest
  • stop
  • tip
  • topographic point
  • puddle
  • nesting place
  • service area
  • crown
  • overlook
  • sanctum
  • holy place
  • target area

Antonyms

  • upgrade
  • downgrade
  • natural object
  • curve

8. spot

verb. ['ˈspɑːt'] catch sight of.

Synonyms

  • descry
  • espy
  • spy

Antonyms

  • fragrant
  • sober
  • dejected
  • cyclone

9. spot

noun. ['ˈspɑːt'] a small contrasting part of something.

Synonyms

  • nebula
  • marking
  • dapple
  • sundog
  • fleck
  • maculation
  • macule
  • speckle
  • patch
  • macula
  • plaque
  • pinpoint
  • worn spot
  • parhelion
  • sunspot
  • splash
  • fret
  • facula
  • mock sun

Antonyms

  • lower-class
  • high status
  • southernness
  • anterior

10. spot

noun. ['ˈspɑːt'] a blemish made by dirt.

Synonyms

  • smear
  • daub
  • splotch
  • defect
  • slur
  • mar
  • blemish
  • smudge
  • blot
  • splodge
  • inkblot
  • smirch
  • blotch
  • fingerprint

Antonyms

  • inner
  • posteriority
  • outer
  • outwardness
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