un·​check | \ ¦ən-¦chek How to pronounce uncheck (audio) \

Definition of uncheck

1 : to impose no check on
2 : to remove a check mark from (an electronic form or document) : to deselect (an option) in a software interface … open Preferences, click on Advanced, and uncheck the Automatically Load Images box.— Cameron Crotty, Macworld, June 1998

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“Uncheck.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uncheck. Accessed 4 Aug. 2020.

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