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double–check

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verb \ˌdə-bəl-ˈchek, ˈdə-bəl-ˌ\

Simple Definition of double–check

  • : to check (something) again in order to be certain

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of double–check

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to subject to a double check <data double–checked for accuracy>

  3. intransitive verb
  4. :  to make a double check

1944

First Known Use of double–check

1944


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