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To examine, investigate, or make an inquiry into
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“A hydrologist would visit the island to check the volume and quality of water in the caves.”
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To verify or establish to one's satisfaction
“William, could you check if Harry and Meghan will be joining us for dinner?”
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To slow the growth or progress of, or to keep under control
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“Ensure that you apply constant pressure to your wound to check the bleeding.”
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To be in agreement on every point
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“Jessie's story of what happened just didn't check with footage from surveillance cameras.”
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To mark items on a list
Check the items on the list that interest you.”
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To prepare for publication by correcting, rewriting, or updating
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To make (something bad) less severe or serious
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To refuse to give in to
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To drive back
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Address a reprimand to
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To perform checks and maintenance on (a device or piece of equipment)
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Rummage around
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To look at or inspect
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To control by means of rules and regulations
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(refer to) To seek information from a source of information
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To diminish to nothing
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To count again
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Review
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To come upon after searching, study, or effort
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Add, check in order
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To acquire new information or skill
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To drive away or cause to vansih by scattering,
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To refrain from in spite of temptation
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To sample the flavor of something orally
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Cause to seem small or insignificant in comparison
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To collect and combine (texts, information, or data)
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To put into action or service
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Be convenient for or acceptable to
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To feel or manipulate with the hands
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To blemish, scratch, or stain with a mark
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Having a checked pattern
“For a semi-formal office look, style your check shirt with rolled sleeves, suit pants and dress shoes.”
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An examination to test or ascertain accuracy, quality, or satisfactory condition
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“A check has revealed a significant projected overspend over the next two years.”
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A means of control or restraint
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“Has natural photography really put a check on our airbrushed ideals of beauty?”
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The bill in a restaurant
“We gasped when the check arrived as we did not anticipate that the meal would cost so much.”
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The stopping of a process or activity
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“A check in operations was forced due to the power outage.”
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An irregular, usually narrow, break in a surface created by pressure
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“The array of fine checks on the surface indicates that the painting is rather old.”
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(US) An order to a bank to pay money to a named person or entity
“I wrote a check for the amount charged.”
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A mark used as an indicator
“The check on the form will indicate that you agree to our terms and conditions.”
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An authority or command over something or someone
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A change for the worse
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A temporary stop in action or speech
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An abrupt or ungracious rejection of an offer, request, or friendly gesture
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Lack of susceptibility, or of capacity to feel or perceive
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A checking or restraining element
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A restriction on the size or amount of something permissible or possible
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A second or subsequent assessment
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An extra check or verification made a second time, usually with additional caution or attention
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A kind of woven woollen cloth with a distinctive pattern of coloured stripes intersecting at right angles, associated with Scottish Highlanders, different clans having their own distinctive patterns
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A sum of money that is owed or due
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A small sheet allowing the holder the right to travel or participate in something
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The action of suppressing something such as an activity or publication
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An encroachment on a right, a person, a territory, or a property
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The act of retarding or delaying
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The state of being vanquished
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Bank check
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A benchmark against which others of the same type are compared
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Something included with a letter
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A small disk used in games or gambling, usually to represent money or as a marker
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Datum used for comparison
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The location where guests register, especially with a hotel
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The conclusive victory in a game of chess that occurs when an opponent's king is threatened with unavoidable capture
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The official currency, in the form of banknotes or coins, issued by a government
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A small area on a surface having a different color from its surroundings, typically one caused by damage or dirt