What are the synonyms for check?

Synonyms for check

baulk verification check mark hitch hinderance handicap substantiation bank check stay bridle deterrent assay chit cheque stoppage checkout curb chip impediment confirmation tab halt check-out procedure hindrance balk crack delay suss out check off tick ensure determine turn back hold back chequer discipline fit tally break check up on check over mark see control find out arrest hold in train correspond agree chink look into go over mark off insure ascertain watch stop hold condition jibe retard check out check into tick off see to it assure learn contain checker moderate match gibe

Definitions for check

  • noun - the act of inspecting or verifying; "they made a check of their equipment"; "the pilot ran through the check-out procedure"
  • noun - (chess) a direct attack on an opponent's king
  • verb - become fractured; break or crack on the surface only; "The glass cracked when it was heated"
  • verb - make cracks or chinks in; "The heat checked the paint"
  • verb - arrest the motion (of something) abruptly; "He checked the flow of water by shutting off the main valve"
  • verb - slow the growth or development of; "The brain damage will retard the child's language development"
  • noun - obstructing an opponent in ice hockey
  • verb - examine so as to determine accuracy
  • verb - put a check mark on or near or next to; "Please check each name on the list"; "tick off the items"; "mark off the units"
  • verb - 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"
  • verb - verify by consulting a source or authority; "check the spelling of this word"; "check your facts"
  • verb - find out
  • verb - write out a check on a bank account
  • verb - place into check; "He checked my kings"
  • verb - hold back
  • verb - decline to initiate betting
  • noun - the act of restraining power or action or limiting excess; "his common sense is a bridle to his quick temper"
  • verb - mark into squares or draw squares on; draw crossed lines on
  • verb - stop for a moment
  • verb - stop in a chase especially when scent is lost; "The dog checked"
  • verb - abandon the intended prey
  • verb - hand over something to somebody as for temporary safekeeping; "Check your coat at the door"
  • verb - consign for shipment on a vehicle; "check your luggage before boarding"
  • verb - 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"
  • verb - make an examination or investigation; "check into the rumor"; "check the time of the class"
  • verb - develop (children's) behavior by instruction and practice; especially to teach self-control; "Parents must discipline their children"; "Is this dog trained?"
  • verb - block or impede (a player from the opposing team) in ice hockey
  • verb - be compatible
  • verb - be verified or confirmed; pass inspection; "These stories don't check!"
  • noun - a textile pattern of squares or crossed lines (resembling a checkerboard); "she wore a skirt with checks"
  • noun - a mark left after a small piece has been chopped or broken off of something
  • noun - something immaterial that interferes with or delays action or progress
  • noun - an appraisal of the state of affairs; "they made an assay of the contents"; "a check on its dependability under stress"
  • noun - additional proof that something that was believed (some fact or hypothesis or theory) is correct; "fossils provided further confirmation of the evolutionary theory"
  • noun - the bill in a restaurant; "he asked the waiter for the check"
  • noun - 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"
  • noun - a written order directing a bank to pay money; "he paid all his bills by check"
  • noun - 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"
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    Antonyms for check

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    Holonyms for check

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    Hypernyms for check

    mark inaction chess move weave difficulty cogent evidence draft inactivity blemish appraisal bill bill of exchange inactiveness inspection obstruction defect assessment account order of payment review restraint mar proof invoice alter analyse canvas make out defend draw restrain see blockade stymy change modify study verify cut move halt keep develop block embarrass crack examine write out attack go consign keep back make grow hinder equal stop analyze canvass issue aggress charge hold back obstruct stymie be

    Hyponyms for check

    dogs-tooth check bind obstruction paternity test redundancy check bad cheque giro cheque certified cheque treasurer's check blank cheque houndstooth check dog's-tooth check diriment impediment straitjacket stress test odd-even check kite paycheck personal check cashier's cheque medicare check crosscheck hound's-tooth check albatross drag double check bed check checksum counter check payroll check personal cheque treasurer's cheque medicare payment spot check poke check dogstooth check millstone obstacle Apgar score parity check bad check giro certified check cashier's check blank check logjam discovered check consist align duplicate bear out fit suit consort agree rime crack halt delay observe receipt double-check spot-check cut out limit suppress conquer crucify catch counteract look correlate square support conform to beseem accord pattern stem dampen follow proofread cross-check cover restrict bound stamp down curb deny bate screen answer parallel corroborate resemble homologize harmonize concord adhere stanch stay watch over proof cinch test restrain confine inhibit damp abnegate thermostat breathalyze coincide twin underpin meet befit harmonise fit in rhyme staunch detain watch keep an eye on control card cut down trammel throttle subdue mortify train countercheck breathalyse

    Meronyms for check

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    Sounds like check

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