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To examine, investigate, or make an inquiry into
“A hydrologist would visit the island to check the volume and quality of water in the caves.”
To verify or establish to one's satisfaction
“William, could you check if Harry and Meghan will be joining us for dinner?”
To slow the growth or progress of, or to keep under control
“Ensure that you apply constant pressure to your wound to check the bleeding.”
To be in agreement on every point
“Jessie's story of what happened just didn't check with footage from surveillance cameras.”
To mark items on a list
Check the items on the list that interest you.”
Having a checked pattern
“For a semi-formal office look, style your check shirt with rolled sleeves, suit pants and dress shoes.”
An examination to test or ascertain accuracy, quality, or satisfactory condition
“A check has revealed a significant projected overspend over the next two years.”
A means of control or restraint
“Has natural photography really put a check on our airbrushed ideals of beauty?”
The bill in a restaurant
“We gasped when the check arrived as we did not anticipate that the meal would cost so much.”
The stopping of a process or activity
“A check in operations was forced due to the power outage.”
An irregular, usually narrow, break in a surface created by pressure
“The array of fine checks on the surface indicates that the painting is rather old.”
(US) An order to a bank to pay money to a named person or entity
“I wrote a check for the amount charged.”
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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