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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Check  \Check\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Checked};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {checking}.] 
  1.  (Chess)  To  make  a  move  which  puts  an  adversary's  piece, 
  esp.  his  king,  in  check;  to  put  in  check. 
 
  2.  To  put  a  sudden  restraint  upon  to  stop  temporarily;  to 
  hinder;  to  repress;  to  curb. 
 
  So  many  clogs  to  check  and  retard  the  headlong 
  course  of  violence  and  oppression.  --Burke. 
 
  3.  To  verify,  to  guard,  to  make  secure,  by  means  of  a  mark, 
  token,  or  other  check;  to  distinguish  by  a  check;  to  put  a 
  mark  against  (an  item)  after  comparing  with  an  original  or 
  a  counterpart  in  order  to  secure  accuracy;  as  to  check  an 
  account;  to  check  baggage. 
 
  4.  To  chide,  rebuke,  or  reprove. 
 
  The  good  king,  his  master,  will  check  him  for  it 
  --Shak. 
 
  5.  (Naut.)  To  slack  or  ease  off  as  a  brace  which  is  too 
  stiffly  extended. 
 
  6.  To  make  checks  or  chinks  in  to  cause  to  crack;  as  the 
  sun  checks  timber. 
 
  Syn:  To  restrain;  curb;  bridle;  repress;  control;  hinder; 
  impede;  obstruct;  interrupt;  tally;  rebuke;  reprove; 
  rebuff. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  checked 
  adj  1:  held  back  from  some  action  especially  by  force  [syn:  {curbed}] 
  2:  patterned  with  alternating  squares  of  color  [syn:  {checkered}, 
  {chequered}] 




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