Synonyms for checked


1. check, check up on, look into, check out, suss out, check over, go over, check into, analyze, analyse, study, examine, canvass, canvas
usage: examine so as to determine accuracy, quality, or condition; "check the brakes"; "Check out the engine"
2. check, examine, see
usage: make an examination or investigation; "check into the rumor"; "check the time of the class"
3. see, check, insure, see to it, ensure, control, ascertain, assure, verify
usage: 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"
4. control, hold in, hold, contain, check, curb, moderate, restrain, keep, keep back, hold back
usage: 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"
5. check, stop, halt
usage: stop for a moment, as if out of uncertainty or caution; "She checked for an instant and missed a step"
6. check, check off, mark, mark off, tick off, tick, verify
usage: 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"
7. check, retard, delay, change, alter, modify
usage: slow the growth or development of; "The brain damage will retard the child's language development"
8. check, check out
usage: be verified or confirmed; pass inspection; "These stories don't check!"
9. match, fit, correspond, check, jibe, gibe, tally, agree, equal, be
usage: 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"
10. check, obstruct, blockade, block, hinder, stymie, stymy, embarrass
usage: block or impede (a player from the opposing team) in ice hockey
11. discipline, train, check, condition, develop, make grow
usage: develop (children's) behavior by instruction and practice; especially to teach self-control; "Parents must discipline their children"; "Is this dog trained?"
12. check, consign, charge
usage: consign for shipment on a vehicle; "check your luggage before boarding"
13. check, consign, charge
usage: hand over something to somebody as for temporary safekeeping; "Check your coat at the door"
14. check, stop, halt
usage: abandon the intended prey, turn, and pursue an inferior prey
15. check, stop, halt
usage: stop in a chase especially when scent is lost; "The dog checked"
16. check, checker, chequer, draw
usage: mark into squares or draw squares on; draw crossed lines on
17. check, move, go
usage: decline to initiate betting
18. check, turn back, arrest, stop, contain, hold back, defend
usage: 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"
19. check, attack, aggress
usage: place into check; "He checked my kings"
20. check, write out, issue, make out, cut
usage: write out a check on a bank account
21. determine, check, find out, see, ascertain, watch, learn
usage: 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"
22. check, verify
usage: verify by consulting a source or authority; "check the spelling of this word"; "check your facts"
23. check, stop
usage: arrest the motion (of something) abruptly; "He checked the flow of water by shutting off the main valve"
24. check, chink, crack
usage: make cracks or chinks in; "The heat checked the paint"
25. crack, check, break, change
usage: become fractured; break or crack on the surface only; "The glass cracked when it was heated"


1. checked, checkered, chequered, patterned (vs. plain)
usage: patterned with alternating squares of color
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