check[ chek ]SEE DEFINITION OF check
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CHECK
He seemed to make a strong effort to check some sudden impulse.
The three gentlemen parted most cordially from him after he had paid the check.
I never had occasion to check or to use an angry word to one of my party.
At least, they would go with caution down his trail after that first check.
She had held her inclinations in check with severe judgment.
It is easier to set forces of love or hate moving than to check them in motion.
"What an unearthly hour," he said, unable to check the yawns.
"I'll give you the check when I come back," Porter continued, speaking to Langdon.
Still there was no check in the Black's gallop; he was like a devil that could go on forever and ever.
Why he took a hundred he hardly knew; fate seemed writing the check.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR CHECK
- bottle up
- box in
- bring to screeching halt
- cool down
- cool off
- hold back
- hold down
- hold in
- keep lid on
- keep tight rein on
- rein in
- send up
- tie up