checklist

noun check·list \ ˈchek-ˌlist \
|Updated on: 13 Jun 2018

Definition of checklist

: a list of things to be checked or done
  • a pilot's checklist before takeoff
; also : a comprehensive list

Examples of checklist in a Sentence

  1. Before takeoff the pilot went down his checklist of safety precautions.

  2. I still have one thing left to do on my checklist.

  3. a checklist of bird species

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First Known Use of checklist

1853

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Definition of checklist for English Language Learners

  • : a list of things to be checked or done

  • : a list that includes many or all things of a certain kind



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