17 example sentences using check.
Check used in a sentence
Check in a sentence as a noun
It had become my daily habit to kiss my wife and check the AdMob stats.
So what I'm reading here is why CEOs shouldn't go to the office on weekends and check their mail at dinner.
From what we know right now, no other changes on our S3 bucket have taken place, and we're going to check the logs to make sure.
Not all writes are created equal, and it makes sense to be able to check on writes in different ways.
One of their own who passed the background check by the way--I don't know why the OP is so enamored with the polygraph.
Yes, there is no checksum, and yes, the replication status had the slaves currentDo you have the case number?
Just check out her web page linked in her twitter account, her hard work and social activism speaks for itself.
What used to be one simple input field is now a whole page with checkboxes you have to check and sub-objects you have to define.
First sanity check: _no_ staff scientists for any of these companies thought to go look at a textbook and the intertubes and do the same thing?
Check in a sentence as a verb
You need to check all that at the door before you come here to work", and finally "We dont even tolerate people brining up concerns of racism here.".
One day, I was sent some ******** email that I needed to do about 100 audits including "ghost employee audit" and check a box on a web form that all were complete.
There is very little residue in our society of the old-fashioned principled belief that it is wrong to have vast centralized power with very few checks upon it.
Many people today do not even give pause over the idea that the government claims huge amounts of unchecked power, whether it is to fight terrorists or to expand social programs.
In reality, if any persons - right-thinking or not - are given largely unchecked authority over our lives, abuses will inevitably follow.
But in languages without bounds checks, that logic can fall away as the computer starts reading or executing raw memory, which is no longer connected to specific variables or lines of code in your program.
So if you have any sort of business where people pay you per click, and they expect those clicks not to be bots, then you need some way to say, "okay, I think I sent you 100 clicks, but let me check if they were all legit, so don't take this number as holy until 24 hours have passed.
But assaults on privacy are but a symptom of a deeper malady as modern society increasingly believes that it can hand over massive forms of unchecked government to its politicians in the naive belief that such power can be used wisely if only we have right-thinking leaders at the helm.
a written order directing a bank to pay money; "he paid all his bills by check"
See also: cheque
an appraisal of the state of affairs; "they made an assay of the contents"; "a check on its dependability under stress"
See also: assay
the bill in a restaurant; "he asked the waiter for the check"
See also: chit
the state of inactivity following an interruption; "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"
additional proof that something that was believed (some fact or hypothesis or theory) is correct; "fossils provided further confirmation of the evolutionary theory"
the act of inspecting or verifying; "they made a check of their equipment"; "the pilot ran through the check-out procedure"
See also: checkout
a mark indicating that something has been noted or completed etc.; "as he called the role he put a check mark by each student's name"
See also: tick
something immaterial that interferes with or delays action or progress
a mark left after a small piece has been chopped or broken off of something
See also: chip
a textile pattern of squares or crossed lines (resembling a checkerboard); "she wore a skirt with checks"
the act of restraining power or action or limiting excess; "his common sense is a bridle to his quick temper"
obstructing an opponent in ice hockey
(chess) a direct attack on an opponent's king
examine so as to determine accuracy, quality, or condition; "check the brakes"; "Check out the engine"
make an examination or investigation; "check into the rumor"; "check the time of the class"
be careful or certain to do something; make certain of something; "He verified that the valves were closed"; "See that the curtains are closed"; "control the quality of the product"
lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits; "moderate your alcohol intake"; "hold your tongue"; "hold your temper"; "control your anger"
stop for a moment, as if out of uncertainty or caution; "She checked for an instant and missed a step"
put a check mark on or near or next to; "Please check each name on the list"; "tick off the items"; "mark off the units"
slow the growth or development of; "The brain damage will retard the child's language development"
be verified or confirmed; pass inspection; "These stories don't check!"
be compatible, similar or consistent; coincide in their characteristics; "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"
block or impede (a player from the opposing team) in ice hockey
develop (children's) behavior by instruction and practice; especially to teach self-control; "Parents must discipline their children"; "Is this dog trained?"
consign for shipment on a vehicle; "check your luggage before boarding"
hand over something to somebody as for temporary safekeeping; "Check your coat at the door"
abandon the intended prey, turn, and pursue an inferior prey
stop in a chase especially when scent is lost; "The dog checked"
decline to initiate betting
hold back, as of a danger or an enemy; check the expansion or influence of; "Arrest the downward trend"; "Check the growth of communism in South East Asia"; "Contain the rebel movement"; "Turn back the tide of communism"
place into check; "He checked my kings"
write out a check on a bank account
find out, learn, or determine with certainty, usually by making an inquiry or other effort; "I want to see whether she speaks French"; "See whether it works"; "find out if he speaks Russian"; "Check whether the train leaves on time"
verify by consulting a source or authority; "check the spelling of this word"; "check your facts"
arrest the motion (of something) abruptly; "He checked the flow of water by shutting off the main valve"
make cracks or chinks in; "The heat checked the paint"
See also: chink