A cheque is a printed form on which you write an amount of money and who it is to be paid to. Your bank then pays the money to that person from your account.
A bad check is a check that will not be paid because there is a mistake on it, or because there is not enough money in the account of the person who wrote the check.
When you check in or check into a hotel or clinic, or if someone checks you in, you arrive and go through the necessary procedures before you stay there.
When you check things off, you check or count them while referring to a list of them, to make sure you have considered all of them.
When you check out of a hotel or clinic where you have been staying, or if someone checks you out, you pay the bill and leave.
If you check up on something, you find out information about it.
a pause to assess the state, progress, or condition of something such as an enterprise or institution
under control or restraint
A bank check is a check that you can buy from a bank in order to pay someone who is not willing to accept a personal check.
a check form that has not been filled in
the fair block of an opponent who has the puck by bumping with the body, shoulder to hip, from the front or side
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a list of items, facts, names, etc, to be checked or referred to for comparison, identification, or verification
A check mark is a written mark like a V with the right side extended . It is used to show that something is correct or has been selected or dealt with.
A check stub is the part of a check that is kept by the payee with information such as the check number, date, and amount.
a valve that closes by fluid pressure to prevent return flow
The coat check at a public building such as a theater or club is the place where customers can leave their coats, usually for a small fee .
If you cross-check information, you check that it is correct using a different method or source from the one originally used to obtain it.
A price check is an investigation of the prices charged by different retailers for the same goods to find the best value.
If you say you will take a rain check on an offer or suggestion, you mean that you do not want to accept it now, but you might accept it at another time.
a checkrein passing back to the saddle from the side of a horse's head
an on-the-spot rehearsal by a band before a gig to enable the sound engineer to set up the mixer
a method of checking the speed at which vehicles are travelling, used by police
the act or an instance of using a → spell-checker
If someone carries out a spot check, they examine one thing from a group in order to make sure that it is satisfactory .
(in racing sports, such as motor racing, cycling, etc) an instance of checking the time taken to cover a specific distance . Time checks occur at prearranged points in a race
a receipt for baggage left in a checkroom
The details of something are its individual features or elements.
a check available at a bank for the use of depositors in making withdrawals, orig. kept in supply on a counter
a check performed by a company selling goods on credit to establish if a potential customer is creditworthy
If you double-check something, you examine or test it a second time to make sure that it is completely correct or safe .
a medical checkup
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If you say that something is a reality check for someone, you mean that it makes them recognize the truth about a situation, especially about the difficulties involved in something they want to achieve .
a check that is worthless because of insufficient funds in the drawer's account
if you get a weather check you find out what the weather is like
a social security payment
A cashier's check is one which a cashier signs and which is drawn on a bank's own funds.
a check for which a bank has guaranteed payment, certifying there is enough money on deposit to cover the check
check a fact:
Facts are pieces of information that can be discovered .
A check guarantee is any method, usually via a plastic card, that guarantees that a payment made by check will be honored by the account holder ’s bank .
A check register is a record of transactions in a checking account .
check up on:
to examine the record, character, etc. of; investigate
a consecutive series of checks that the checked player cannot avoid, leading to a drawn game
the process of checking that a person is not armed, or carrying something dangerous
sign a check:
When you sign a check, you write your name on it in a special space in order to validate it.
an investigation into a person's origins and previous history
A queue is a line of people or vehicles that are waiting for something.
The check-in time at a hotel is the time from which guests are expected to arrive .
the time by which one has to check out of a hotel