check

All Noun Verb
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  • A player may not make any move which places or leaves his king in check.
  • Some question whether this kind of check could really remain in place.
  • There is no need to check left child after this final step.
  • Thus persons doing business in different states must check local law.
  • A king is in check when it is under attack by at least one enemy piece.
  • The constitution was put in place to put a check to these powers.
  • A player may not make any move that would put or leave his or her king in check.
  • Any program written for one version should not be used in another version without checking.
  • The bring-in is considered an open, so the next player in turn may not check.
  • That way, both the check and the places can be maintained in one place.
  • She checked out after six weeks, but returned and stayed for another three months.
  • She worked on her novel while checking in and out of the hospital.
  • After a night in hospital, he was checked out the next day with no major problems.
  • The king can be put in check but cannot be captured (see below).
  • When a king is in a square under attack, it is said to be in check.
  • He did not have time to check thoroughly, so he did not know how they died.
  • Following his hospital stay, he immediately checked himself into a treatment center in Texas.
  • E checks on where the man had been, but O has made his escape.
  • The constitution created a strong executive branch with limited checks on executive power.
  • Video games can be checked out just like library books.
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Meaning of check

  • noun A written order directing a bank to pay money
    he paid all his bills by check
  • noun The bill in a restaurant
    he asked the waiter for the check
  • noun The act of inspecting or verifying
    they made a check of their equipment, the pilot ran through the check-out procedure
  • noun A mark left after a small piece has been chopped or broken off of something
  • noun A textile pattern of squares or crossed lines (resembling a checkerboard)
    she wore a skirt with checks
  • noun Obstructing an opponent in ice hockey
  • noun (chess) a direct attack on an opponent's king
  • verb Examine so as to determine accuracy, quality, or condition
    check the brakes, Check out the engine
  • verb Make an examination or investigation
    check into the rumor, check the time of the class
  • verb Stop for a moment, as if out of uncertainty or caution
    She checked for an instant and missed a step
  • verb Put a check mark on or near or next to
    Please check each name on the list, tick off the items, mark off the units
  • verb Slow the growth or development of
    The brain damage will retard the child's language development
  • verb Be verified or confirmed; pass inspection
    These stories don't check!
  • verb Block or impede (a player from the opposing team) in ice hockey
  • verb Consign for shipment on a vehicle
    check your luggage before boarding
  • verb Hand over something to somebody as for temporary safekeeping
    Check your coat at the door
  • verb Abandon the intended prey, turn, and pursue an inferior prey
  • verb Stop in a chase especially when scent is lost
    The dog checked
  • verb Mark into squares or draw squares on; draw crossed lines on
  • verb Decline to initiate betting
  • verb Hold back, as of a danger or an enemy; check the expansion or influence of
    Arrest the downward trend, Check the growth of communism in South East Asia, Contain the rebel movement, Turn back the tide of communism
  • verb Place into check
    He checked my kings
  • verb Write out a check on a bank account
  • verb Verify by consulting a source or authority
    check the spelling of this word, check your facts
  • verb Arrest the motion (of something) abruptly
    He checked the flow of water by shutting off the main valve
  • verb Make cracks or chinks in
    The heat checked the paint