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Why synonyms can be useful

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Synonyms for (noun) check

Synonyms: check, check-out procedure, checkout Definition: the act of inspecting or verifying Usage: they made a check of their equipment; the pilot ran through the check-out procedure

Hypernyms: inspection, review Definition: a formal or official examination Usage: the platoon stood ready for review; we had to wait for the inspection before we could use the elevator

Synonyms: check Definition: (chess) a direct attack on an opponent's king

Hypernyms: chess move Definition: the act of moving a chess piece

Synonyms: check Definition: obstructing an opponent in ice hockey

Hypernyms: obstruction Definition: getting in someone's way

Synonyms: curb, check, bridle Definition: the act of restraining power or action or limiting excess Usage: his common sense is a bridle to his quick temper

Hypernyms: restraint Definition: the act of controlling by restraining someone or something Usage: the unlawful restraint of trade

Synonyms: check Definition: a textile pattern of squares or crossed lines (resembling a checkerboard) Usage: she wore a skirt with checks

Hypernyms: weave Definition: pattern of weaving or structure of a fabric

Synonyms: check, chip Definition: a mark left after a small piece has been chopped or broken off of something

Hypernyms: mar, defect, blemish Definition: a mark or flaw that spoils the appearance of something (especially on a person's body) Usage: a facial blemish

Synonyms: check, balk, baulk, impediment, hinderance, hindrance, handicap, deterrent Definition: something immaterial that interferes with or delays action or progress

Hypernyms: difficulty Definition: a factor causing trouble in achieving a positive result or tending to produce a negative result Usage: serious difficulties were encountered in obtaining a pure reagent

Synonyms: check, assay Definition: an appraisal of the state of affairs Usage: they made an assay of the contents; a check on its dependability under stress

Hypernyms: appraisal, assessment Definition: the classification of someone or something with respect to its worth

Synonyms: confirmation, verification, substantiation, check Definition: additional proof that something that was believed (some fact or hypothesis or theory) is correct Usage: fossils provided further confirmation of the evolutionary theory

Hypernyms: proof, cogent evidence Definition: any factual evidence that helps to establish the truth of something Usage: if you have any proof for what you say, now is the time to produce it

Synonyms: tab, check, chit Definition: the bill in a restaurant Usage: he asked the waiter for the check

Hypernyms: bill, account, invoice Definition: an itemized statement of money owed for goods shipped or services rendered Usage: he paid his bill and left; send me an account of what I owe

Synonyms: check, check mark, tick Definition: a mark indicating that something has been noted or completed etc. Usage: as he called the role he put a check mark by each student's name

Hypernyms: mark Definition: a written or printed symbol (as for punctuation) Usage: his answer was just a punctuation mark

Synonyms: bank check, check, cheque Definition: a written order directing a bank to pay money Usage: he paid all his bills by check

Hypernyms: bill of exchange, order of payment, draft Definition: a document ordering the payment of money; drawn by one person or bank on another

Synonyms: arrest, stop, stoppage, check, halt, hitch, stay Definition: the state of inactivity following an interruption Usage: the negotiations were in arrest; held them in check; during the halt he got some lunch; the momentary stay enabled him to escape the blow; he spent the entire stop in his seat

Hypernyms: inaction, inactiveness, inactivity Definition: the state of being inactive

Synonyms for (verb) check

Synonyms: break, check, crack Definition: become fractured; break or crack on the surface only Usage: The glass cracked when it was heated

Hypernyms: change Definition: undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature Usage: She changed completely as she grew older; The weather changed last night

Synonyms: check, chink Definition: make cracks or chinks in Usage: The heat checked the paint

Hypernyms: crack Definition: cause to become cracked Usage: heat and light cracked the back of the leather chair

Synonyms: check Definition: arrest the motion (of something) abruptly Usage: He checked the flow of water by shutting off the main valve

Hypernyms: stop Definition: cause to stop Usage: stop a car; stop the thief

Synonyms: delay, retard, check Definition: slow the growth or development of Usage: The brain damage will retard the child's language development

Hypernyms: alter, change, modify Definition: cause to change; make different; cause a transformation Usage: The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city; The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue

Synonyms: check, check into, check out, check over, check up on, look into, suss out, go over Definition: examine so as to determine accuracy, quality, or condition Usage: check the brakes; Check out the engine

Hypernyms: study, examine, analyse, analyze, canvas, canvass Definition: consider in detail and subject to an analysis in order to discover essential features or meaning Usage: analyze a sonnet by Shakespeare; analyze the evidence in a criminal trial; analyze your real motives

Synonyms: tick, tick off, mark, mark off, check, check off Definition: put a check mark on or near or next to Usage: Please check each name on the list; tick off the items; mark off the units

Hypernyms: verify Definition: confirm the truth of Usage: Please verify that the doors are closed; verify a claim

Synonyms: control, assure, ascertain, insure, check, ensure, see, see to it Definition: be careful or certain to do something; make certain of something Usage: He verified that the valves were closed; See that the curtains are closed; control the quality of the product

Hypernyms: verify Definition: confirm the truth of Usage: Please verify that the doors are closed; verify a claim

Synonyms: check Definition: verify by consulting a source or authority Usage: check the spelling of this word; check your facts

Hypernyms: verify Definition: confirm the truth of Usage: Please verify that the doors are closed; verify a claim

Synonyms: check Definition: write out a check on a bank account

Hypernyms: write out, cut, issue, make out Definition: make out and issue Usage: write out a check; cut a ticket; Please make the check out to me

Synonyms: check Definition: place into check Usage: He checked my kings

Hypernyms: aggress, attack Definition: take the initiative and go on the offensive Usage: The Serbs attacked the village at night; The visiting team started to attack

Synonyms: contain, hold back, arrest, check, stop, turn back Definition: hold back, as of a danger or an enemy; check the expansion or influence of Usage: Arrest the downward trend; Check the growth of communism in South East Asia; Contain the rebel movement; Turn back the tide of communism

Hypernyms: defend Definition: be on the defensive; act against an attack

Synonyms: check Definition: decline to initiate betting

Hypernyms: go, move Definition: have a turn; make one's move in a game Usage: Can I go now?

Synonyms: check, checker, chequer Definition: mark into squares or draw squares on; draw crossed lines on

Hypernyms: draw Definition: represent by making a drawing of, as with a pencil, chalk, etc. on a surface Usage: She drew an elephant; Draw me a horse

Synonyms: check Definition: stop for a moment, as if out of uncertainty or caution Usage: She checked for an instant and missed a step

Hypernyms: stop, halt Definition: come to a halt, stop moving Usage: the car stopped; She stopped in front of a store window

Synonyms: check Definition: stop in a chase especially when scent is lost Usage: The dog checked

Hypernyms: stop, halt Definition: come to a halt, stop moving Usage: the car stopped; She stopped in front of a store window

Synonyms: check Definition: abandon the intended prey, turn, and pursue an inferior prey

Hypernyms: stop, halt Definition: come to a halt, stop moving Usage: the car stopped; She stopped in front of a store window

Synonyms: check Definition: hand over something to somebody as for temporary safekeeping Usage: Check your coat at the door

Hypernyms: charge, consign Definition: give over to another for care or safekeeping Usage: consign your baggage

Synonyms: check Definition: consign for shipment on a vehicle Usage: check your luggage before boarding

Hypernyms: charge, consign Definition: give over to another for care or safekeeping Usage: consign your baggage

Synonyms: contain, control, curb, hold, hold in, check, moderate Definition: lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits Usage: moderate your alcohol intake; hold your tongue; hold your temper; control your anger

Hypernyms: keep, keep back, restrain, hold back Definition: keep under control; keep in check Usage: suppress a smile; Keep your temper; keep your cool

Synonyms: check Definition: make an examination or investigation Usage: check into the rumor; check the time of the class

Hypernyms: see, examine Definition: observe, check out, and look over carefully or inspect Usage: The customs agent examined the baggage; I must see your passport before you can enter the country

Synonyms: discipline, condition, train, check Definition: develop (children's) behavior by instruction and practice; especially to teach self-control Usage: Parents must discipline their children; Is this dog trained?

Hypernyms: make grow, develop Definition: cause to grow and differentiate in ways conforming to its natural development Usage: The perfect climate here develops the grain; He developed a new kind of apple

Synonyms: check Definition: block or impede (a player from the opposing team) in ice hockey

Hypernyms: stymie, stymy, hinder, obstruct, embarrass, block, blockade Definition: hinder or prevent the progress or accomplishment of Usage: His brother blocked him at every turn

Synonyms: correspond, tally, jibe, match, fit, gibe, agree, check Definition: be compatible, similar or consistent; coincide in their characteristics Usage: The two stories don't agree in many details; The handwriting checks with the signature on the check; The suspect's fingerprints don't match those on the gun

Hypernyms: be, equal Definition: be identical or equivalent to Usage: One dollar equals 1,000 rubles these days!