Meaning : Make an examination or investigation.
Check into the rumor.
Check the time of the class.
Meaning : Stop for a moment, as if out of uncertainty or caution.
She checked for an instant and missed a step.
Meaning : Be verified or confirmed. Pass inspection.
These stories don't check!.
Synonyms : check out
Meaning : 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.
Meaning : Block or impede (a player from the opposing team) in ice hockey.
Meaning : Consign for shipment on a vehicle.
Check your luggage before boarding.
Meaning : Hand over something to somebody as for temporary safekeeping.
Check your coat at the door.
Meaning : Abandon the intended prey, turn, and pursue an inferior prey.
Meaning : Stop in a chase especially when scent is lost.
The dog checked.
Meaning : Decline to initiate betting.
Meaning : Place into check.
He checked my kings.
Meaning : Write out a check on a bank account.
Meaning : 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.
Meaning : Verify by consulting a source or authority.
Check the spelling of this word.
Check your facts.
Meaning : Arrest the motion (of something) abruptly.
He checked the flow of water by shutting off the main valve.
Meaning : Make cracks or chinks in.
The heat checked the paint.
Synonyms : chink
Meaning : An appraisal of the state of affairs.
They made an assay of the contents.
A check on its dependability under stress.
Synonyms : assay
Meaning : 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.
Meaning : A mark left after a small piece has been chopped or broken off of something.
Synonyms : chip
Meaning : A textile pattern of squares or crossed lines (resembling a checkerboard).
She wore a skirt with checks.
Meaning : Obstructing an opponent in ice hockey.
Meaning : (chess) a direct attack on an opponent's king.