transitive verb

un·​check ¦ən-¦chek How to pronounce uncheck (audio)
: to impose no check on
: 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

Word History


un- entry 1 + check

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“Uncheck.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uncheck. Accessed 2 Dec. 2023.

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