Definition for check

noun as in inspection, examination

noun as in restraint, hindrance

noun as in symbol for ticking off

Strong matches

cross, dot, line, mark, score, sign, stroke, tick, X

noun as in pattern of squares

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Example Sentences

Same coaches and same teammates, but practices were off campus and often took at least some precautions, like distancing and temperature checks.

It will be writing checks ranging between roughly half a million and $3 million dollars, and it is only planning to raise $40 million — so the checks will be selective.

To do so, check your local government website for OHV laws and regulations or head over to the Recreational Off-Highway Vehicle Association, which has tons of resources like basic off-road driver courses and tips for minimizing your impact.

Votes aren’t just little sheets of paper with boxes you check with a crayon.

Ballot designs and rules vary by state, but check that you’ve signed everywhere and sealed all the envelopes as instructed.

In this cockamamie get-rich scheme, would they all issue an apology if he cut a check?

We try to avoid going away for too long, so we can check back in.

She came to sound check, that was the first time we ever performed it, and it was really cool.

To judge her acting abilities for yourself, check out her videos on YouTube for “Sex Shooter.”

While the desk sergeant ran a background check, he was roughed up by another officer in the lock-up.

"Very well," said the other, handing him a check for twenty-five dollars as a retainer, and straightway left the office.

The new Government to preserve public order and check all reprisals against the Spaniards.

But in the organization in which we live over-production tends to check itself at once.

Am I to check the number of rounds in the limbers; on the beaches and in transit during a battle?

Scarcely were they bandaged when the news arrived that Augereau's division had received a severe check.


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On this page you'll find 502 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to check, such as: analysis, audit, checkup, control, inquiry, and investigation.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.