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as a noun:
An inspection or examination.
A control; a limit or stop.
(chess) A situation in which the king is directly threatened by an opposing piece.
(US) A mark (especially a checkmark: ✓) used as an indicator, equivalent to a tick (UK). Place a check by the things you have done.
(US) An order to a bank to pay money to a named person or entity; a cheque (UK, Canada).
(US) A bill, particularly in a restaurant.
A lengthwise separation through the growth rings in wood.
A mark, certificate, or token, by which, errors may be prevented, or a thing or person may be identified.
as a verb:
To inspect; to examine.
To mark with a checkmark.
To control, limit, or halt.
To verify or compare with a source of information.
To leave in safekeeping.
To leave with a shipping agent for shipping.
source: Wikitionary / Wikipedia and Related Sources (Edited)
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