Definition of 'check'
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Simply remove the poloneck from under the check one and you have a great summer dress. Times, Sunday Times (2017)It could be worth checking an old lottery ticket. The Sun (2017) Always double check the email address or phone number the sender has used. The Sun (2017)Traders are under an obligation to make reasonable checks about the information they provide. Times, Sunday Times (2016)You checked online to see how to make a cup of tea? Times, Sunday Times (2017)Remember also to check that your pet insurance covers the trip. The Sun (2016)But critics say many looked far older than 18 and called for tougher checks. The Sun (2016)The only drawback is that not all airlines will accept it as hand luggage, so check with your carrier before you leave for the airport. The Sun (2016)To help keep you cosy inside, check out our two recipes for winter warmers from Morrisons. The Sun (2016)Booze cannot be brought into Qatar, with checks made at airports. The Sun (2016)We will be conducting checks and controls to bring them to heel. The Sun (2008)Credit checking is therefore one factor we can use to slow the growth of debt. Finance for the Non-Financial Manager (1989)Many have been on handouts for years without being checked to see if they are fit. The Sun (2006)Check that any pattern or motifs are printed straight across the fabric. Collins Complete Books of Soft Furnishings (1993)Your bank can also make a credit check. Principles of Corporate Finance (1991)It took me two hours to check in. Times, Sunday Times (2011)You should also check whether you are affected by chemicals in treatments such as bleaching agents. The Sun (2010)We advise you call to check prior to visiting. The Sun (2014)We plan to revisit them in the coming months to check on their progress. Times, Sunday Times (2009)These include checking descriptions of homes put on the website. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Only then is it worth checking other scores. The Sun (2011)Should this illustration be checked for accuracy? Christianity Today (2000)You can check property prices and your bank balance more easily. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The officials came into the dressing rooms before the game to check passports. Times, Sunday Times (2011)One of the inspectors stood by the sliding door while the other checked tickets. Somewhere East of Life (1994)Owners of shops and restaurants could check on the businesses they closed weeks earlier. Times, Sunday Times (2016) Always check that the insurance excess is reasonable. Times, Sunday Times (2008)What is the earliest time that we could check in our luggage? Times, Sunday Times (2012)They admit this could be a problem with my new meter and say somebody will check this. The Sun (2012)When my daughter arrived at the airport she checked in automatically. Times, Sunday Times (2013) Ensure that you check when booking that the performance is suitable for all members of your party. The Sun (2013)Who will pay to check up on doctors? Times, Sunday Times (2006)Check today 's numbers against those on your card. The Sun (2013)
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Translations for 'check'
British English: check /tʃɛk/ NOUN
A check is a control, especially a rapid or informal one, designed to ensure accuracy, progress, etc.
He is being constantly monitored with regular checks on his blood pressure.
- American English: check control
- Arabic: فَحْص
- Brazilian Portuguese: verificação
- Chinese: 检查
- Croatian: provjera
- Czech: ověření
- Danish: tjek
- Dutch: controle
- European Spanish: control vigilancia
- Finnish: tarkistus
- French: vérification
- German: Kontrolle
- Greek: έλεγχος
- Italian: controllo
- Japanese: 照合
- Korean: 확인
- Norwegian: sjekk
- Polish: kontrola
- European Portuguese: verificação
- Romanian: verificare
- Russian: проверка
- Spanish: control
- Swedish: kontroll
- Thai: การตรวจ
- Turkish: denetleme
- Ukrainian: перевірка
- Vietnamese: sự kiểm tra
British English: check /tʃɛk/ VERB
If you check something such as a piece of information or a document, you make sure that it is correct or satisfactory.
Check the accuracy of everything in your CV.
I shall need to check with the duty officer.
- American English: check ensure that correct
- Arabic: يَفْحَصُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: verificar
- Chinese: 检查
- Croatian: provjeriti
- Czech: zkontrolovat
- Danish: tjekke
- Dutch: controleren
- European Spanish: comprobar vigilar
- Finnish: tarkistaa
- French: vérifier
- German: prüfen
- Greek: ελέγχω
- Italian: controllare
- Japanese: 調べる
- Korean: ...을 점검하다
- Norwegian: sjekke
- Polish: sprawdzić
- European Portuguese: verificar
- Romanian: a verifica
- Russian: проверять
- Spanish: controlar
- Swedish: kontrollera
- Thai: ตรวจ
- Turkish: denetlemek kontrol
- Ukrainian: перевіряти
- Vietnamese: kiểm tra
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