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... On April 28, 1936, the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia mailed a check for $24.20, drawn on the Treasurer of the United States, to Clair Barner ... The check was Barner's paycheck from the Works Progress Administration (WPA) ... Barner never received the check, which was stolen by an unknown party ...
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More definitions of "check":
- (noun): Additional proof that something that was believed (some fact or hypothesis or theory) is correct.
Synonyms: confirmation, verification, substantiation
- (verb): Make an examination or investigation.
Example: "Check into the rumor"; "check the time of the class"
- (verb): Put a check mark on or next to.
Example: "Please check each name on the list"
Synonyms: check off, mark, mark off, tick off, tick
- (verb): Train by instruction and practice; especially to teach self-control.
Synonyms: discipline, train, condition
- (noun): An appraisal of the state of affairs.
Example: "A check on its dependability under stress"
- (verb): Write out a check on a bank account.
- (noun): A textile pattern of squares or crossed lines (resembling a checkerboard).
Example: "She wore a skirt with checks"
- (verb): Block or impede (a player from the opposing team) in ice hockey.
- (verb): Abandon the intended prey, turn, and pursue an inferior prey, of falcons.
- (noun): The act of inspecting or verifying.
Example: "They made a check of their equipment"; "the pilot ran through the check-out procedure"
Synonyms: checkout, check-out procedure
- (verb): Be careful or certain to do something; make certain of something.
Synonyms: see, insure, see to it, ensure, control, ascertain, assure
- (verb): Stop in a chase especially when scent is lost.
Example: "The dog checked"
- (verb): Decline to initiate betting.
- (verb): Be compatible, similar or consistent; coincide in their characteristics.
Example: "The handwriting checks with the signature on the check"
Synonyms: match, fit, correspond, jibe, gibe, tally, agree
- (verb): Hold back, as of a danger or an enemy; check the expansion or influence of.
Example: "Check the growth of communism in Sout East Asia"
Synonyms: turn back, arrest, stop, contain, hold back
- (verb): Stop for a moment, as if out of uncertainty or caution.
Example: "She checked for an instant and missed a step"
- (noun): A mark left after a small piece has been chopped or broken off of something.
- (verb): Place into check.
Example: "He checked my kings"
- (noun): Obstructing an opponent in ice hockey.
- (verb): Find out, learn, or determine with certainty, usually by making an inquiry or other effort.
Example: "Check whether the train leaves on time"
Synonyms: determine, find out, see, ascertain, watch, learn
- (verb): Examine so as to determine accuracy, quality, or condition.
Example: "Check the brakes"; "Check out the engine"
Synonyms: check up on, look into, check out, suss out, check over, go over, check into
- (noun): The state of inactivity following an interruption.
Example: "Held them in check"
Synonyms: arrest, halt, hitch, stay, stop, stoppage
- (noun): (chess) a direct attack on an opponent's king.
- (verb): Hand over something to somebody as for temporary safekeeping.
Example: "Check your coat at the door"
- (verb): Make cracks or chinks in.
- (noun): Something immaterial that interferes with or delays action or progress.
Synonyms: hindrance, deterrent, impediment, balk, baulk, handicap
- (verb): Verify by consulting a source or authority.
Example: "Check the spelling of this word"; "check your facts"
- (verb): Arrest the motion (of something) abruptly.
Example: "He checked the flow of water by shutting off the main valve"
- (verb): Be verified or confirmed; pass inspection.
Example: "These stories don't check!"
Synonyms: check out
- (noun): A mark indicating that something has been noted or completed etc..
Example: "As he called the role he put a check mark by each student's name"
Synonyms: check mark, tick
- (verb): Lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits.
Synonyms: control, hold in, hold, contain, curb, moderate
- (verb): Consign for shipment on a vehicle.
Example: "Check your luggage before boarding"
Famous quotes containing the word check:
“The veto is a Presidents Constitutional right, given to him by the drafters of the Constitution because they wanted it as a check against irresponsible Congressional action. The veto forces Congress to take another look at legislation that has been passed. I think this is a responsible tool for a president of the United States, and I have sought to use it responsibly.”
—Gerald R. Ford (b. 1913)
“Experience was to be taken as showing that one might get a five-pound note as one got a light for a cigarette; but one had to check the friendly impulse to ask for it in the same way.”
—Henry James (18431916)
“When you go out, check the look of the sky; when you come in, check the looks on peoples faces.”