CHECK MEANING IN ENGLISH

• Check Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) 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.
  2. (n.) A written order directing a bank or banker to pay money as therein stated. See Bank check, below.
  3. (n.) The forsaking by a hawk of its proper game to follow other birds.
  4. (n.) Small chick or crack.
  5. (v. i.) To crack or gape open, as wood in drying; or to crack in small checks, as varnish, paint, etc.
  6. (a.) Checkered; designed in checks.
  7. (v. i.) To clash or interfere.
  8. (v. t.) 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; as, to check an account; to check baggage.
  9. (n.) A condition of interrupted or impeded progress; arrest; stop; delay; as, to hold an enemy in check.
  10. (v. t.) To make a move which puts an adversarys piece, esp. his king, in check; to put in check.
  11. (v. t.) To chide, rebuke, or reprove.
  12. (v. i.) To make a stop; to pause; -- with at.
  13. (v. i.) To act as a curb or restraint.
  14. (v. t.) To put a sudden restraint upon; to stop temporarily; to hinder; to repress; to curb.
  15. (n.) A word of warning denoting that the king is in danger; such a menace of a players king by an adversarys 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.
  16. (v. i.) To turn, when in pursuit of proper game, and fly after other birds.
  17. (v. t.) To slack or ease off, as a brace which is too stiffly extended.
  18. (n.) Whatever arrests progress, or limits action; an obstacle, guard, restraint, or rebuff.
  19. (v. t.) To make checks or chinks in; to cause to crack; as, the sun checks timber.
  20. (n.) 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.


Synonyms:
Agree, Arrest, Ascertain, Assay, Assure, Balk, Baulk, Break, Bridle, Checker, Cheque, Chequer, Chink, Chip, Chit, Condition, Confirmation, Contain, Control, Correspond, Crack, Curb, Delay, Determine, Deterrent, Discipline, Ensure, Fit, Gibe, Halt, Handicap, Hindrance, Hitch, Hold, Impediment, Insure, Jibe, Learn, Mark, match, Moderate, Retard, See, Stay, Stop, Stoppage, Substantiation, Tab, Tally, Train, Watch,

• Checkered Definition & Synonyms

  1. (a.) Diversified or variegated in a marked manner, as in appearance, character, circumstances, etc.
  2. (a.) Marked with alternate squares or checks of different color or material.
  3. (imp. & p. p.) of Checker


Synonyms:
Checked,

• Checkmate Definition & Synonyms

  1. (v. t.) To defeat completely; to terminate; to thwart.
  2. (n.) The position in the game of chess when a king is in check and cannot be released, -- which ends the game.
  3. (v. t.) To check (an adversarys king) in such a manner that escape in impossible; to defeat (an adversary) by putting his king in check from which there is no escape.
  4. (n.) A complete check; utter defeat or overthrow.


Synonyms:
Mate,

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