Definition Of check

verb

(in poker) choose not to make a bet when called upon, allowing the action to move to another player.

Each player may check , bet, call, or raise as usual, staking the required amount for each card they hold.

a crack or flaw in timber.

Sanded and rough sawn plywood will develop surface checks , especially when exposed to moisture and sunlight.

a move by which a piece or pawn directly attacks the opponent's king. If the defending player cannot counter the attack, the king is checkmated.

A move that is neither a capture, a check nor a direct attack.

a pattern of small squares.

a fine black-and-white check

a stopping or slowing of progress.

there was no check to the expansion of the market


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Example Of check

  • A check to the growth of the population would do great harm.

  • a health check

  • a permanent check upon the growth or abuse of central authority

  • A routine background check revealed that his student visa had expired.

  • a simple blood test to check for anaemia


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