Other Words for Check

Check Noun Synonyms
control, test, inspection, examination, scrutiny, verification, substantiation, authentication, confirmation, validation, corroboration
We do a thorough check on the quality of every product.

restraint, repression, inhibition, limitation, curb, restriction, control, constraint, hindrance, obstruction, impediment, damper
He keeps a good check on the foreman. This tax will serve as a check against free trade.

stop, stopping, cease, surcease, hesitation, cessation, stoppage, interruption, break, pause, balk or baulk, discontinuity, discontinuation, discontinuance, suspension
The visitors continued to arrive without check, far into the night.

tick, mark, dash, X
Place a check in the box alongside your choice.

Check Verb Synonyms
restrain, control, repress, stay, inhibit, contain, curb, restrict
The animal population is checked only by availability of food.

authenticate, verify, confirm, substantiate, validate, corroborate, check into, check out, check up on
Please check his story to make sure he's not lying.

correspond, coincide, agree, jibe, tally, conform, check out, fit, mesh, compare
His alibi doesn't check with the witness's statement.

enquire about or after or into, check into, check (up) on, examine, investigate, inspect, make sure of, verify, monitor, test, study, scrutinize
You'd best check the temperature in the kiln.

stop, arrest, stay, halt, obstruct, block, limit, retard, slow, brake, curb, hinder, hamper, impede, thwart
They are trying to check the spread of the disease in West Africa.

More Words for Check

Examination / Mesh / Break / Stay / Block / Slow / Examine / Restraint / Limit / Brake / Stop / Fit / Control / Mark

Sweep Check

Entertainment / Ice Hockey / Sweep Check: A check made by a player with one hand on the stick, and one knee so low it is practically on the ice, with the shaft and blade of the stick flat on the ice to take the puck away from an opponent. MORE

Hook Check

Entertainment / Ice Hockey / Hook Check: a sweep of the stick low to the ice to take the puck from an opponent’s stick. MORE

Check Switch

Technology / Television (TV) / Check Switch: Running a check switch procedure starts a series of tests in DISH Network satellite TV system receivers which confirms that a good signal connection between the receiver and the multi-sat dish switch MORE

Stick Check

Entertainment / Ice Hockey / Stick Check: Checking an opponent with the stick. See hook check; poke check; sweep check. MORE


Entertainment / Ice Hockey / Forechecking: Checking in the offensive zone in order to gain control of the puck and set up a scoring opportunity. MORE

Spell Check

Technology / Email / Spell Check: Checks an email message before sending allowing you to correct any spelling errors. This feature is usually similar to the spell checkers found in word processors. MORE