check mark


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checkmark \ ˈchek-​ˌmärk How to pronounce check mark (audio) \ transitive verb

Examples of check mark in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web So being able to react to our many, many, many messages with the simple green check mark lets some of the pressure off. Olivia Harrison,, 13 June 2021 Maybe one day Mobley will be the savior, the guy who finally lifts Cleveland out of the doldrums and becomes another check mark on Altman’s resume. Chris Fedor, cleveland, 1 Oct. 2021 In a statement to NBC News on Friday, a Twitter spokesperson confirmed DeVito lost the prized blue check mark. NBC News, 20 Aug. 2021 What made the saga even more confusing was that Twitter briefly gave @CormacMcCrthy a vaunted blue check mark, which is meant to signal authenticity, before taking it away again. Christian Holub,, 3 Aug. 2021 Going forward, consumers are more likely to see a check mark or other identification on their mobile phones to indicate that the phone number on that call is accurate, according to the Federal Communications Commission. Susan Tompor, Detroit Free Press, 7 July 2021 Insider found that a missing blue verification check mark, different background colors and a video chat icon that wouldn't have been there in 2014 proved the screenshots were fake. Elisha Fieldstadt, NBC News, 15 July 2021 The direct messages reportedly did not include the verification check mark next to Teigen’s name, which was introduced to the platform in 2014, when this interaction is said to have taken place. Trilby Beresford, Billboard, 19 June 2021 Facebook has its own version of the blue-and-white check mark. NBC News, 20 May 2021

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First Known Use of check mark

1917, in the meaning defined above

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“Check mark.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Oct. 2021.

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