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recheck

verb re·check \ (ˌ)rē-ˈchek \
|Updated on: 12 Jun 2018

Definition of recheck

rechecked; rechecking; rechecks
: to check (something) again
  • … the repository locations had to be rechecked a month later, and again after a year, to meet the grant conditions.
  • —Joe Awad
  • … they had, in 20 minutes, cleared U.S. Immigration, retrieved their luggage, zipped through customs, rechecked their bags and were on their way to connect with a flight to Omaha …
  • —Alfred Borcover

First Known Use of recheck

1853

in the meaning defined above

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recheck

noun re·check \ ˈrē-ˌchek \

Definition of recheck

plural rechecks
: a second or subsequent check : reexamination
  • At first, he thought it was instrument error, but a recheck validated the measurements.
  • —Eugene Linden

First Known Use of recheck

1891

in the meaning defined above

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