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checks

noun , plural of check

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1 the amount owed at a bar or restaurant or the slip of paper stating the amount
  • diners at that temple of gastronomy often look shocked when they receive the check
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2 a close look at or over someone or something in order to judge condition
  • made a careful check of the antique table before buying it
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3 a record of goods sold or services performed together with the costs due
  • request a detailed check from the company before sending any money
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4 a small sheet of plastic, paper, or paperboard showing that the bearer has a claim to something (as admittance)
  • handed over a check for his coat
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5 something that limits one's freedom of action or choice
  • the judiciary is intended to be a check on the executive and legislative branches of government
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6 an irregular usually narrow break in a surface created by pressure
  • the network of fine checks on the surface would indicate that the painting is quite old
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7 the stopping of a process or activity
  • the announcement of bad news gave a sudden check to the celebration
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