Definition of check :
1. A condition of interrupted or impeded progress; arrest; stop; delay; as, to hold an enemy in check.
2. 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.
3. A word of warning denoting that the king is in danger; such a menace of a player's king by an adversary's 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.
4. 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.
5. A written order directing a bank or banker to pay money as therein stated. See Bank check, below.
6. Checkered; designed in checks.
7. Small chick or crack.
8. The forsaking by a hawk of its proper game to follow other birds.
9. To act as a curb or restraint.
10. To chide, rebuke, or reprove.
11. To clash or interfere.
12. To crack or gape open, as wood in drying; or to crack in small checks, as varnish, paint, etc.
13. To make a move which puts an adversary's piece, esp. his king, in check; to put in check.
14. To make a stop; to pause; - with at.
15. To make checks or chinks in; to cause to crack; as, the sun checks timber.
16. To put a sudden restraint upon; to stop temporarily; to hinder; to repress; to curb.
17. To slack or ease off, as a brace which is too stiffly extended.
18. To turn, when in pursuit of proper game, and fly after other birds.
19. Whatever arrests progress, or limits action; an obstacle, guard, restraint, or rebuff.
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list (part of speech: verb)
logbook, index, calendar, pad, total, album, cash book, scroll, ledger, menu, tabulate, itemize, recording, notebook, tablet, document, registry, annual, statement, list, novel, diary, roster, inventory, treasury, itemization, schedule, log, documentation, journal, sum, thesaurus, collect, yearbook, docket, history, workbook, annals, account, detail, chronicle, note, summary, store, count, census, repertory, digest, enumerate, manifest, storybook, bill, register, enumeration, roll, catalog, dictionary, invoice, recount, budget, tally, summarize, file, bank-book, blank-book, table, audit, waybill, record, scrapbook, book, journalize, collection, lexicon, daybook
money (part of speech: noun)
gold, bank note, worth, capital, draft, currency, income, spending money, assets, profit, greenback, wampum, silver, net worth, funds, money, gross, money order, dollar, receipts, nugget, dough, coupon, IOU, lucre, wherewithal, copper, wallet, sterling, wealth, bond, petty cash, ingot, swag, treasure, pocket money, ways and means, bullion, moolah, balance sheet, proceeds, bankroll, coinage, purse, stock, issue, change, pounds, fortune, wad, loot, cash, promissory note
blemish (part of speech: verb)
eyesore, defacement, fracture, scrape, rift, crack, discolor, pockmark, nick, weal, slit, spot, speck, distortion, brand, discoloration, disfigure, gash, scab, spoilage, kink, impurity, wart, stigma, splotch, distort, damage, dot, defect, notch, deface, deformity, taint, hurt, scar, flaw, sore, fleck, hole, scratch, imperfection, mark, blister, drawback, chip, deform, abrasion, freckle, lesion, spoil, blemish, stain, abrade, disfigurement, hack, tarnish, blot, scuff, fault, score, blotch, mar
experiment (part of speech: verb)
ascertain (part of speech: verb)
hinder (part of speech: verb)
detain, foul, bottleneck, plug, snarl, restrict, clog, stop, cramp, snag, crimp, encumber, baffle, handicap, catch, dam, delay, complicate, frustrate, burden, entrap, brake, choke, block, constrain, drag, bung, hamstring, impair, tangle, fetter, paralyze, curb, constipate, interrupt, entangle, congest, mire, stay, hamper, jam, thwart, cripple
examine (part of speech: verb)
controlled (part of speech: verb)
oppose (part of speech: verb)
contradict, hinder, fight, intercept, disagree, protest, cross, interfere, impede, obstruct, repel, counterattack, resist, oppress, antagonize, object, counter, suppress, oppose, counteract, confront, challenge, rebuff, repress, meddle, repulse, defy, conflict, dispute
dissuade (part of speech: verb)
reject (part of speech: verb)
discharge, reject, crop, disgorge, snip, blacklist, vomit, cut, eject, eliminate, shed, disclaim, abandon, seep, excrete, deep-six, jettison, clip, chop, erupt, curtail, junk, blackball, exhaust, scrap, exclude, discard, shear, cull, exude, oppugn, ejaculate, belch, drain, evacuate, secrete, deny, excise, jilt, vent, disallow, trash, disapprove, bar, lop, emit, spew
variegate (part of speech: verb)
negate (part of speech: verb)