• a written order directing a bank to pay money;
    • "he paid all his bills by check"
  • an appraisal of the state of affairs;
    • "a check on its dependability under stress"
  • the bill in a restaurant;
    • "he asked the waiter for the check"
  • the state of inactivity following an interruption;
    • "held them in check"
  • additional proof that something that was believed (some fact or hypothesis or theory) is correct;
  • the act of inspecting or verifying;
    • "they made a check of their equipment"
    • "the pilot ran through the check-out procedure"
  • a mark indicating that something has been noted or completed etc.;
    • "as he called the role he put a check mark by each student's name"
  • something immaterial that interferes with or delays action or progress
  • a mark left after a small piece has been chopped or broken off of something
  • a textile pattern of squares or crossed lines (resembling a checkerboard);
    • "she wore a skirt with checks"
  • the act of restraining power or action or limiting excess;
  • obstructing an opponent in ice hockey
  • (chess) a direct attack on an opponent's king
  • examine so as to determine accuracy, quality, or condition;
    • "check the brakes"
  • make an examination or investigation;
    • "check into the rumor"
    • "check the time of the class"
  • be careful or certain to do something; make certain of something;
  • lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits;
  • stop for a moment, as if out of uncertainty or caution;
    • "She checked for an instant and missed a step"
  • put a check mark on or near or next to;
    • "Please check each name on the list"
  • slow the growth or development of;
  • be verified or confirmed; pass inspection;
    • "These stories don't check!"
  • be compatible, similar or consistent; coincide in their characteristics;
    • "The handwriting checks with the signature on the check"
  • block or impede (a player from the opposing team) in ice hockey
  • develop (children's) behavior by instruction and practice; especially to teach self-control;
  • consign for shipment on a vehicle;
    • "check your luggage before boarding"
  • hand over something to somebody as for temporary safekeeping;
  • abandon the intended prey, turn, and pursue an inferior prey
  • stop in a chase especially when scent is lost;
    • "The dog checked"
  • mark into squares or draw squares on; draw crossed lines on
  • decline to initiate betting
  • hold back, as of a danger or an enemy; check the expansion or influence of;
  • place into check;
    • "He checked my kings"
  • write out a check on a bank account
  • find out, learn, or determine with certainty, usually by making an inquiry or other effort;
  • verify by consulting a source or authority;
    • "check the spelling of this word"
    • "check your facts"
  • arrest the motion (of something) abruptly;
    • "He checked the flow of water by shutting off the main valve"
  • make cracks or chinks in;
    • "The heat checked the paint"
  • become fractured; break or crack on the surface only;
  • CHECK v -ED, -ING, -S to inspect

Scrabble Score: 16

check is a valid Scrabble (US) TWL word

check is a valid Scrabble Word in Merriam-Webster MW Dictionary

check is a valid Scrabble Word in International Collins CSW Dictionary

Words With Friends Score: 17

check is a valid Words With Friends word