Definition of CHECKED

verb : CHECKED

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 2. (

    ) make an examination or investigation; "check into the rumor"; "check the time of the class" ;

  • 5. (

    ) stop for a moment, as if out of uncertainty or caution; "She checked for an instant and missed a step" ;

  • 7. (

    ) slow the growth or development of; "The brain damage will retard the child's language development" ;

  • 8. (

    ) be verified or confirmed; pass inspection; "These stories don't check!" ;

  • 10. (

    ) block or impede (a player from the opposing team) in ice hockey ;

  • 11. (

    ) develop (a child's or animal's) behavior by instruction and practice; especially to teach self-control; "Parents must discipline their children"; "Is this dog trained?" ;

  • 12. (

    ) consign for shipment on a vehicle; "check your luggage before boarding" ;

  • 13. (

    ) hand over something to somebody as for temporary safekeeping; "Check your coat at the door" ;

  • 14. (

    ) abandon the intended prey, turn, and pursue an inferior prey ;

  • 15. (

    ) stop in a chase especially when scent is lost; "The dog checked" ;

  • 17. (

    ) decline to initiate betting ;

  • 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 South East Asia"; "Contain the rebel movement"; "Turn back the tide of communism" ;

  • 19. (

    ) place into check; "He checked my kings" ;

  • 20. (

    ) write out a check on a bank account ;

  • 22. (

    ) verify by consulting a source or authority; "check the spelling of this word"; "check your facts" ;

  • 23. (