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Definition of CHECKS

noun : CHECKS

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 2. (

    ) an appraisal of the state of affairs; "they made an assay of the contents"; "a check on its dependability under stress" ;

  • 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" ;

  • 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" ;

  • 9. (

    ) a mark left after a small piece has been chopped or broken off of something ;

  • 10. (

    ) a textile pattern of squares or crossed lines (resembling a checkerboard); "she wore a skirt with checks" ;

  • 11. (

    ) the act of restraining power or action or limiting excess; "his common sense is a bridle to his quick temper" ;

  • 12. (

    ) obstructing an opponent in ice hockey ;

  • 13. (

    ) (chess) a direct attack on an opponent's king ;

verb : CHECKS

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. (

    ) arrest the motion (of something) abruptly; "He checked the flow of water by shutting off the main valve" ;

  • 24. (

    ) make cracks or chinks in; "The heat checked the paint" ;

  • 25. (

    ) become fractured; break or crack on the surface only; "The glass cracked when it was heated" ;


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