Another word for check


arrest, check, halt, hitch, stay, stop, stoppage - the state of inactivity following an interruption

Example:- the negotiations were in arrest

check, chit, tab - the bill in a restaurant

Example:- he asked the waiter for the check

bridle, check, curb - the act of restraining power or action or limiting excess

Example:- his common sense is a bridle to his quick temper

check, check-out procedure, checkout - the act of inspecting or verifying

Example:- they made a check of their equipment

balk, baulk, check, deterrent, handicap, hinderance, hindrance, impediment - something immaterial that interferes with or delays action or progress

check - obstructing an opponent in ice hockey

assay, check - an appraisal of the state of affairs

Example:- they made an assay of the contents

check, confirmation, substantiation, verification - additional proof that something that was believed (some fact or hypothesis or theory) is correct

Example:- fossils provided further confirmation of the evolutionary theory

bank check, check, cheque - a written order directing a bank to pay money

Example:- he paid all his bills by check

check - a textile pattern of squares or crossed lines (resembling a checkerboard)

Example:- she wore a skirt with checks

check, chip - a mark left after a small piece has been chopped or broken off of something

check, check mark, tick - a mark indicating that something has been noted or completed etc.

Example:- as he called the role he put a check mark by each student's name

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


check - write out a check on a bank account

check - verify by consulting a source or authority

Example:- check the spelling of this word

check - stop in a chase especially when scent is lost

Example:- The dog checked

check - stop for a moment, as if out of uncertainty or caution

Example:- She checked for an instant and missed a step

check, delay, retard - slow the growth or development of

Example:- The brain damage will retard the child's language development

check, check off, mark, mark off, tick, tick off - put a check mark on or near or next to

Example:- Please check each name on the list

check - place into check

Example:- He checked my kings

check, checker, chequer - mark into squares or draw squares on; draw crossed lines on

check, chink - make cracks or chinks in

Example:- The heat checked the paint

check - make an examination or investigation

Example:- check into the rumor

check, contain, control, curb, hold, hold in, moderate - lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits

Example:- moderate your alcohol intake

arrest, check, contain, hold back, stop, turn back - hold back, as of a danger or an enemy; check the expansion or influence of

Example:- Arrest the downward trend

check - hand over something to somebody as for temporary safekeeping

Example:- Check your coat at the door

ascertain, check, determine, find out, learn, see, watch - find out, learn, or determine with certainty, usually by making an inquiry or other effort

Example:- I want to see whether she speaks French

check, check into, check out, check over, check up on, go over, look into, suss out - examine so as to determine accuracy, quality, or condition

Example:- check the brakes

check, condition, discipline, train - develop (children's) behavior by instruction and practice; especially to teach self-control

Example:- Parents must discipline their children

check - decline to initiate betting

check - consign for shipment on a vehicle

Example:- check your luggage before boarding

check - block or impede (a player from the opposing team) in ice hockey

break, check, crack - become fractured; break or crack on the surface only

Example:- The glass cracked when it was heated

check, check out - be verified or confirmed; pass inspection

Example:- These stories don't check!

agree, check, correspond, fit, gibe, jibe, match, tally - be compatible, similar or consistent; coincide in their characteristics

Example:- The two stories don't agree in many details

ascertain, assure, check, control, ensure, insure, see, see to it - be careful or certain to do something; make certain of something

Example:- He verified that the valves were closed

check - arrest the motion (of something) abruptly

Example:- He checked the flow of water by shutting off the main valve

check - abandon the intended prey, turn, and pursue an inferior prey

Tweets containing the word check

Source : WordNet