1. To alter slightly, esp. to achieve accuracy; regulate; SYN. set.
2. To make correspondent or conformable.
3. To adapt or conform oneself; SYN. conform, adapt.
4. Place in a line or arrange so as to be parallel or straight
5. Decide how much is to be paid on an insurance claim
1. To examine so as to determine accuracy, quality, or condition; SYN. check up on, look into, check out, suss out, check over, go over, check into.
2. To be verified or confirmed; pass inspection; SYN. check out.
3. To make an examination or investigation.
4. To verify by consulting a source or authority.
5. To arrest the motion (of something) abruptly.
6. To slow the growth or development of; SYN. retard, turn back, arrest, stop, contain, hold back.
7. To stop for a moment, as if out of uncertainty or caution.
8. To hand over something to somebody as for temporary safekeeping.
9. To put a check mark on or next to; SYN. check off, mark, mark off, tick off.
10. To consign for shipment on a vehicle, as of luggage.
11. To mark into squares or draw squares on; draw crossed lines on; SYN. checker, chequer.
12. To make cracks or chinks in; SYN. chink.
13. To place into check in a game of chess.
14. To block or impede (a player from the opposing team) in ice hockey.
15. To stop in a chase esp. when scent is lost.
16. To decline to initiate betting, in poker.
17. To abandon the intended prey, turn, and pursue an inferior prey, of falcons.
1. To announce one's departure from a hotel.
2. To try to learn someone's opinions and intentions; SYN. sound out, feel out.
3. When you check out at a store, you bring the items you want to buy to the cashier and pay for them.
To check the accuracy of a calculation by using another method to verify the result. Compare cross-foot.
To check out conflicting sources; crosscheck facts, for example.