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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 consistent or in agreement with
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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 cause to fail
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To look at closely or with interest
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To relieve or alleviate (a demand, desire or feeling)
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To fix, correct, revise or improve (a text or document)
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To defy or put up an opposition to
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To fend off or defend against something hostile
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To perform checks and maintenance on (a device or piece of equipment)
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To reprimand (someone)
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Rummage around
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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 discover through studying or searching
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To keep a record of
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To bring into competition or conflict with
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To acquire new information or skill
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To drive away or cause to vanish
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Mark sheets of document
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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 make use of
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To recall or thoughtfully
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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 ending of an 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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A setback, or change for the worse
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An authority or command over something or someone