check

I
n.
order to a bank

(BE has cheque)

1) to issue, make out, write out a check to

2) to draw a check against one's account; to draw a check on a bank

3) to cash; clear; deposit; present a check

4) to cover a check (by making a deposit)

5) to endorse; negotiate a check

6) to pass a (bad) check; to kite a check (AE) ('to write a bad check'); to raise ('increase fraudulently') a check

7) to stop payment of, on a check

8) a bad ('not covered'); blank; cashier's; certified; crossed (BE); negotiable; traveler's check

9) a check bounces; clears

10) by check (to pay by check)

verification
control

11) to conduct, make, run a check of, on

12) a background; bed; loyalty; spot check (to run a background check on all new employees)

endangered position of the king

(chess)

13) to produce a check

14) to discover check

15) discovered; perpetual check

16) in check (your king is in check)

bill in a restaurant

(AE)

17) to pay the check

token of ownership, of a right

18) a baggage (AE); claim; hat; rain (AE) check

blocking of an opponent

(ice hockey)

19) a board; body; hook check

device for braking

20) a door check

restraint

21) to hold, keep in check

II
v.

1) (D; intr.) to check into ('to verify') (to check into smb.'s story)

2) (d; intr.) to check into ('to register at') (to check into a hotel)

3) (d; intr.) to check on ('to verify') (to check on smb.'s story)

4) (d; intr.) to check out of ('to announce one's departure from') (to check out of a hotel)

5) (d; tr.) to check out of ('to borrow from') (she checked the book out of the library)

6) (D; intr.) to check through ('to look through') (to check through the files)

7) (AE) (d; tr.) to check through to ('to register as far as') (she checked her suitcase through to Chicago)

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[tʃek]
cashier's
certified
clear
clears
hook check
keep in check
negotiable
negotiate a check
on a check
perpetual check
present a check
rain (AE) check
run a check of
to draw a check on a bank
to raise ('increase fraudulently') a check
traveler's check
write out a check to
to kite a check ('to write a bad check'; AE)
crossed (BE)
spot check (to run a background check on all new employees)
['bill in a restaurant'] (AE) to pay the check
['blocking of an opponent'] (ice hockey) a board
['device for braking'] a door check
['endangered position of the king'] (chess) to produce a check
['order to a bank'] (BE has cheque) to issue
['restraint'] to hold
['verification'] ['control'] to conduct
a background
a background
a check bounces
discovered
to cash
to discover check
to draw a check against one's account
to endorse
to pass a (bad) check
to stop payment of
a bad ('not covered')
['token of ownership, of a right'] a baggage (AE)
to cover a check (by making a deposit)
(AE) (d; tr.) to check through to (she checked her suitcase through to Chicago; 'to register as far as')
(d; tr.) to check out of (she checked the book out of the library; 'to borrow from')
by check (to pay by check)
(d; intr.) to check into (to check into a hotel; 'to register at')
(D; intr.) to check into (to check into smb. 's story; 'to verify')
(d; intr.) to check on (to check on smb. 's story; 'to verify')
(d; intr.) to check out of (to check out of a hotel; 'to announce one's departure from')
(D intr.) to check through (to check through the files; 'to look through')
in check (your king is in check)

Combinatory dictionary. 2013.

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