recheck

verb
re·​check | \ (ˌ)rē-ˈchek How to pronounce recheck (audio) \
rechecked; rechecking; rechecks

Definition of recheck

 (Entry 1 of 2)

transitive verb

: 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

recheck

noun
re·​check | \ ˈrē-ˌchek How to pronounce recheck (audio) \
plural rechecks

Definition of recheck (Entry 2 of 2)

: 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

Verb

1853, in the meaning defined above

Noun

1891, in the meaning defined above

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