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check

Noun
1. a written order directing a bank to pay money; "he paid all his bills by check"
(synonym) bank check, cheque
(hypernym) draft, bill of exchange, order of payment
(hyponym) bad check, bad cheque
2. an appraisal of the state of affairs; "they made an assay of the contents"; "a check on its dependability under stress"
(synonym) assay
(hypernym) appraisal, assessment
(hyponym) countercheck, double check
(derivation) check up on, look into, check out, suss out, check over, go over, check into
3. the bill in a restaurant; "he asked the waiter for the check"
(synonym) chit, tab
(hypernym) bill, account, invoice
4. the state of inactivity following an interruption; "the negotiations were in arrest"; "held them in check"; "during the halt he got some lunch"; "the momentary stay enabled him to escape the blow"; "he spent the entire stop in his seat"
(synonym) arrest, halt, hitch, stay, stop, stoppage
(hypernym) inaction, inactivity, inactiveness
(hyponym) countercheck
5. additional proof that something that was believed (some fact or hypothesis or theory) is correct; "fossils provided further confirmation of the evolutionary theory"
(synonym) confirmation, verification, substantiation
(hypernym) proof, cogent evidence
(hyponym) bed check
6. the act of inspecting or verifying; "they made a check of their equipment"; "the pilot ran through the check-out procedure"
(synonym) checkout, check-out procedure
(hypernym) inspection, review
(hyponym) spot check
(derivation) check out
7. a mark indicating that something has been noted or completed etc.; "as he called the role he put a check mark by each student's name"
(synonym) check mark, tick
(hypernym) mark
(derivation) check off, mark, mark off, tick off, tick
8. something immaterial that interferes with or delays action or progress
(synonym) hindrance, deterrent, impediment, balk, baulk, handicap
(hypernym) difficulty
(hyponym) albatross, millstone
9. a mark left after a small piece has been chopped or broken off of something
(synonym) chip
(hypernym) blemish, defect, mar
(derivation) chink
10. a textile pattern of squares or crossed lines (resembling a checkerboard); "she wore a skirt with checks"
(hypernym) weave
(hyponym) houndstooth check, hound's-tooth check, dogstooth check, dogs-tooth check, dog's-tooth check
(derivation) checker, chequer
11. the act of restraining power or action or limiting excess; "his common sense is a bridle to his quick temper"
(synonym) bridle, curb
(hypernym) restraint
(derivation) control, hold in, hold, contain, curb, moderate
12. obstructing an opponent in ice hockey
(hypernym) obstruction
(hyponym) crosscheck
(part-holonym) ice hockey, hockey, hockey game
13. (chess) a direct attack on an opponent's king
(hypernym) chess move
(hyponym) discovered check
(classification) chess, chess game

Verb
1. examine so as to determine accuracy, quality, or condition; "check the brakes"; "Check out the engine"
(synonym) check up on, look into, check out, suss out, check over, go over, check into
(hypernym) analyze, analyse, study, examine, canvass, canvas
(hyponym) watch, observe, follow, watch over, keep an eye on
(verb-group) check off, mark, mark off, tick off, tick
(derivation) assay
2. make an examination or investigation; "check into the rumor"; "check the time of the class"
(hypernym) examine, see
(hyponym) screen, test
(derivation) confirmation, verification, substantiation
3. be careful or certain to do something; make certain of something; "He verified that the valves were closed"; "See that the curtains are closed"; "control the quality of the product"
(synonym) see, insure, see to it, ensure, control, ascertain, assure
(hypernym) verify
(hyponym) proofread, proof
(verb-group) determine, find out, see, ascertain, watch, learn
(derivation) confirmation, verification, substantiation
4. lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits; "moderate your alcohol intake"; "hold your tongue"; "hold your temper"; "control your anger"
(synonym) control, hold in, hold, contain, curb, moderate
(hypernym) restrain, suppress, keep, keep back, hold back
(hyponym) restrict, restrain, trammel, limit, bound, confine, throttle
(derivation) bridle, curb
5. stop for a moment, as if out of uncertainty or caution; "She checked for an instant and missed a step"
(hypernym) stop, halt
(derivation) arrest, halt, hitch, stay, stop, stoppage
6. put a check mark on or next to; "Please check each name on the list"; "tick off the items"
(synonym) check off, mark, mark off, tick off, tick
(hypernym) verify
(hyponym) receipt
(verb-group) check up on, look into, check out, suss out, check over, go over, check into
(derivation) check mark, tick
7. slow the growth or development of; "The brain damage will retard the child's language development"
(synonym) retard, delay
(hypernym) change, alter, modify
(hyponym) dampen
8. be verified or confirmed; pass inspection; "These stories don't check!"
(synonym) check out
(verb-group) match, fit, correspond, jibe, gibe, tally, agree
(derivation) checkout, check-out procedure
9. be compatible, similar or consistent; coincide in their characteristics; "The two stories don't agree in many details"; "The handwriting checks with the signature on the check"; "The suspect's fingerprints don't match those on the gun"
(synonym) match, fit, correspond, jibe, gibe, tally, agree
(hypernym) equal, be
(hyponym) consist
(verb-group) harmonize, harmonise, consort, accord, concord, fit in, agree
10. block or impede (a player from the opposing team) in ice hockey
(hypernym) obstruct, blockade, block, hinder, stymie, stymy, embarrass
11. train by instruction and practice; especially to teach self-control; "Parents must discipline their children"; "Is this dog trained?"
(synonym) discipline, train, condition
(hypernym) develop, make grow
(hyponym) mortify
(verb-group) prepare, groom, train
(derivation) bridle, curb
12. consign for shipment on a vehicle; "check your luggage before boarding"
(hypernym) consign, charge
13. hand over something to somebody as for temporary safekeeping; "Check your coat at the door"
(hypernym) consign, charge
(derivation) checker
14. abandon the intended prey, turn, and pursue an inferior prey, of falcons
(hypernym) stop, halt
15. stop in a chase especially when scent is lost; "The dog checked"
(hypernym) stop, halt
16. mark into squares or draw squares on; draw crossed lines on
(synonym) checker, chequer
(hypernym) draw
17. decline to initiate betting
(hypernym) move, go
(classification) card game, cards
18. hold back, as of a danger or an enemy; check the expansion or influence of; "Arrest the downward trend"; "Check the growth of communism in Sout East Asia"; "Contain the rebel movement"; "Turn back the tide of communism"
(synonym) turn back, arrest, stop, contain, hold back
(hypernym) defend
(hyponym) cut down, cut out
19. place into check; "He checked my kings"
(hypernym) attack, aggress
(entail) move, go
(classification) chess, chess game
20. write out a check on a bank account
(hypernym) write out, issue, make out, cut
(derivation) bank check, cheque
21. find out, learn, or determine with certainty, usually by making an inquiry or other effort; "I want to see whether she speaks French"; "See whether it works"; "find out if he speaks Russian"; "Check whether the train leaves on time"
(synonym) determine, find out, see, ascertain, watch, learn
(hyponym) test
(verb-group) see, insure, see to it, ensure, control, ascertain, assure
(derivation) checkout, check-out procedure
22. verify by consulting a source or authority; "check the spelling of this word"; "check your facts"
(hypernym) verify
(verb-group) see, insure, see to it, ensure, control, ascertain, assure
(derivation) checkout, check-out procedure
23. arrest the motion (of something) abruptly; "He checked the flow of water by shutting off the main valve"
(hypernym) stop
(hyponym) stem, stanch, staunch, halt
(derivation) arrest, halt, hitch, stay, stop, stoppage
24. make cracks or chinks in; "The heat checked the paint"
(synonym) chink
(hypernym) crack
(verb-group) crack, break
(derivation) chip
25. become fractured; break or crack on the surface only; "The glass cracked when it was heated"
(synonym) crack, break
(hypernym) change
(hyponym) crack
(verb-group) chink
(derivation) chip

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