uncheck

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transitive verb un·check \¦ən-¦chek\

Definition of uncheck

  1. 1 :  to impose no check on

  2. 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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Origin and Etymology of uncheck

1un- + check


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