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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Check \Check\ (ch[e^]k), noun [OE. chek, OF. eschec, F. ['e]chec, a stop, hindrance, orig. check in the game of chess, pl. ['e]checs chess, through Ar., fr. Pers. sh[=a]h king. See {Shah}, and cf. {Checkmate}, {Chess}, {Checker}.]

1. (Chess) A word of warning denoting that the king is in danger; such a menace of a player's king by an adversary's move as would, if it were any other piece, expose it to immediate capture. A king so menaced is said to be in check, and must be made safe at the next move.

2. A condition of interrupted or impeded progress; arrest; stop; delay; as, to hold an enemy in check.

Which gave a remarkable check to the first progress of Christianity. --Addison.

No check, no stay, this streamlet fears. --Wordsworth.

3. Whatever arrests progress, or limits action; an obstacle, guard, restraint, or rebuff.

Useful check upon the administration of government. --Washington.

A man whom no check could abash. --Macaulay.

4. A mark, certificate, or token, by which, errors may be prevented, or a thing or person may be identified; as, checks placed against items in an account; a check given for baggage; a return check on a railroad.

5. A written order directing a bank or banker to pay money as therein stated. See {Bank check}, below.

6. A woven or painted design in squares resembling the patten of a checkerboard; one of the squares of such a design; also, cloth having such a figure.

7. (Falconry) The forsaking by a hawk of its proper game to follow other birds.

8. Small chick or crack.

{Bank check}, a written order on a banker or broker to pay money in his keeping belonging to the signer.

{Check book}, a book containing blank forms for checks upon a bank.

{Check hook}, a hook on the saddle of a harness, over which a checkrein is looped.

{Check list}, a list or catalogue by which things may be verified, or on which they may be checked.

{Check nut} (Mech.), a secondary nut, screwing down upon the primary nut to secure it. --Knight.

{Check valve} (Mech.), a valve in the feed pipe of a boiler, or other conduit, to prevent the return of the feed water or other fluid.

{To take check}, to take offense. [Obs.] --Dryden.

Syn: Hindrance; setback; interruption; obstruction; reprimand; censure; rebuke; reproof; repulse; rebuff; tally; counterfoil; counterbalance; ticket; draft.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Check \Check\, adjective Checkered; designed in checks.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Check \Check\, verb (used with an object) [imp. & p. p. {Checked} (ch[e^]kt); p. pr. & vb. n. {checking}.]

1. (Chess) To make a move which puts an adversary's piece, esp. his king, in check; to put in check.

2. To put a sudden restraint upon; to stop temporarily; to hinder; to repress; to curb. Hence, (Ice Hockey) To obstruct the motion of an opposing player by contacting him with one's body. [1913 Webster +PJC]

So many clogs to check and retard the headlong course of violence and oppression. --Burke.

3. To verify, to guard, to make secure, by means of a mark, token, or other check; to distinguish by a check; to put a mark against (an item) after comparing with an original or a counterpart in order to secure accuracy. Hence, To compare with an original or with some standard, to insure correctness; as, to check an account; to check with a supervisor about procedures. [1913 Webster +PJC]

4. To chide, rebuke, or reprove.

The good king, his master, will check him for it. --Shak.

5. (Naut.) To slack or ease off, as a brace which is too stiffly extended.

6. To make checks or chinks in; to cause to crack; as, the sun checks timber.

7. To leave (something) in the temporary custody of another; as, to check baggage; to check one's firearms at the door; to check one's coat at the cloakroom. [PJC]

8. To accept (something) for temporary custody from another; as, to check a customer's baggage; to check a customer's coat. [PJC]

9. To make a checkered pattern upon. [PJC]

Syn: To restrain; curb; bridle; repress; control; hinder; impede; obstruct; interrupt; tally; rebuke; reprove; rebuff.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Check \Check\ (ch[e^]k), verb (used without an object) To make a stop; to pause; -- with at.

The mind, once jaded by an attempt above its power, either is disabled for the future, or else checks at any vigorous undertaking ever after. --Locke.

2. To clash or interfere. [R.] --Bacon.

3. To act as a curb or restraint.

It [his presence] checks too strong upon me. --Dryden.

4. To crack or gape open, as wood in drying; or to crack in small checks, as varnish, paint, etc.

5. (Falconry) To turn, when in pursuit of proper game, and fly after other birds.

And like the haggard, check at every feather That comes before his eye. --Shak.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

check

noun

1: a written order directing a bank to pay money; "he paid all his bills by check" [syn: {check}, {bank check}, {cheque}]

2: an appraisal of the state of affairs; "they made an assay of the contents"; "a check on its dependability under stress" [syn: {assay}, {check}]

3: the bill in a restaurant; "he asked the waiter for the check" [syn: {check}, {chit}, {tab}]

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" [syn: {arrest}, {check}, {halt}, {hitch}, {stay}, {stop}, {stoppage}]

5: additional proof that something that was believed (some fact or hypothesis or theory) is correct; "fossils provided further confirmation of the evolutionary theory" [syn: {confirmation}, {verification}, {check}, {substantiation}]

6: the act of inspecting or verifying; "they made a check of their equipment"; "the pilot ran through the check-out procedure" [syn: {check}, {checkout}, {check-out procedure}]

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" [syn: {check mark}, {check}, {tick}]

8: something immaterial that interferes with or delays action or progress [syn: {hindrance}, {hinderance}, {deterrent}, {impediment}, {balk}, {baulk}, {check}, {handicap}]

9: a mark left after a small piece has been chopped or broken off of something [syn: {check}, {chip}]

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" [syn: {bridle}, {check}, {curb}]

12: obstructing an opponent in ice hockey

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

verb

1: examine so as to determine accuracy, quality, or condition; "check the brakes"; "Check out the engine" [syn: {check}, {check up on}, {look into}, {check out}, {suss out}, {check over}, {go over}, {check into}]

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

3: be careful or certain to do something; make certain of something; "He verified that the valves were closed"; "See that the curtains are closed"; "control the quality of the product" [syn: {see}, {check}, {insure}, {see to it}, {ensure}, {control}, {ascertain}, {assure}]

4: lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits; "moderate your alcohol intake"; "hold your tongue"; "hold your temper"; "control your anger" [syn: {control}, {hold in}, {hold}, {contain}, {check}, {curb}, {moderate}]

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

6: put a check mark on or near or next to; "Please check each name on the list"; "tick off the items"; "mark off the units" [syn: {check}, {check off}, {mark}, {mark off}, {tick off}, {tick}]

7: slow the growth or development of; "The brain damage will retard the child's language development" [syn: {check}, {retard}, {delay}]

8: be verified or confirmed; pass inspection; "These stories don't check!" [syn: {check}, {check out}]

9: be compatible, similar or consistent; coincide in their characteristics; "The two stories don't agree in many details"; "The handwriting checks with the signature on the check"; "The suspect's fingerprints don't match those on the gun" [syn: {match}, {fit}, {correspond}, {check}, {jibe}, {gibe}, {tally}, {agree}] [ant: {disaccord}, {disagree}, {discord}]

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

11: develop (children's) behavior by instruction and practice; especially to teach self-control; "Parents must discipline their children"; "Is this dog trained?" [syn: {discipline}, {train}, {check}, {condition}]

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"

16: mark into squares or draw squares on; draw crossed lines on [syn: {check}, {checker}, {chequer}]

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" [syn: {check}, {turn back}, {arrest}, {stop}, {contain}, {hold back}]

19: place into check; "He checked my kings"

20: write out a check on a bank account

21: find out, learn, or determine with certainty, usually by making an inquiry or other effort; "I want to see whether she speaks French"; "See whether it works"; "find out if he speaks Russian"; "Check whether the train leaves on time" [syn: {determine}, {check}, {find out}, {see}, {ascertain}, {watch}, {learn}]

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" [syn: {check}, {chink}]

25: become fractured; break or crack on the surface only; "The glass cracked when it was heated" [syn: {crack}, {check}, {break}]


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