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check.noun,.plural.checks
an action or influence that stops motion or expression; a restraint (heavy rains were a check on the advance to reach the top of the mountain); the condition of being stopped or held back; restraint (kept my temper in check; holding agricultural.pests in check with organic.methods); an abrupt stop in forward movement or progress; a halt; the act or an instance of inspecting or testing, as for accuracy or quality; examination (the careful check of each unit before sale; gave the car an oil check); a standard for inspecting or evaluating; a test; a check mark; a ticket or slip of identification (a baggage check); a tag; a bill at a restaurant;  written order to a bank to pay the amount specified from funds on deposit; a draft; a small crack; a chink (she got a check on her windshield); a pattern of small squares, as on a checkerboard or chessboard; one of the squares of such a pattern; a fabric patterned with squares (a dress of pale green check); a move in chess that directly attacks an opponent's king but does not constitute a checkmate; the position or condition of a king so attacked; in sports, the act of blocking or impeding an opponent in control of the puck in ice hockey, either with one's body or one's stick; used to express agreement or understanding
check, checked, checking, checks.verbs
transitive verb use.to arrest the motion of abruptly; halt (checked the flow of water by shutting a valve; to hold in restraint; curb: check an impulse to laugh; restrain; to slow the growth of; retard; to rebuke; rebuff; to inspect so as to determine accuracy, quality or other condition; test (checked the brakes and lights for defects; checked out the system to make sure there were no errors in the software); to verify by consulting a source or authority (researched on the Internet for the effects of vaccinating; checked her facts before speaking; check a spelling in the dictionary); to put a check mark on or next to (checked off each item on the shopping list); to deposit for temporary safekeeping (checked his coat at the door); to consign (luggage, for example) for shipment on a transportation vehicle (checked her bags and boarded the plane); to make cracks or chinks in (sunlight dried and checked the paint); to move in chess so as to put an opponent's king under direct attack; in sports, to block or impede an opposing player with the puck in ice hockey by using one's body or one's stick
intransitive verb use.to come to an abrupt halt; stop; to agree point for point; correspond (the fingerprints checked with the ones on file); to be verified or confirmed; pass inspection (the car checked out just fine); to make an examination or investigation; inquire (phoned to check on the departure time); to write a check on a bank account; to undergo cracking in a pattern of checks, as paint does; to place a chess opponent's king in check
in check.phrasal verb
under control or restraint
check in.phrasal verb
to register, as at a hotel
check out.phrasal verb
to settle one's bill and leave a hotel or other place of lodging; to withdraw an item after the withdrawal is recorded (check out books from a library); to record and total up the prices of and receive payment for items being purchased at a retail store (the cashier checked out and bagged my order)
check over.phrasal verb
to look over; examine (checked over the weekly flyers)
checkable.adjective

cognate.adjective
cognate things are related to each other; cognate words or languages have the same origin; of the same or similar.nature: generically alike; having a common.ancestor; related or analogous in nature, character or function
cognate.noun,.plural.cognates
one related by blood or origin with another, especially a person sharing an ancestor with another; a word related to one in another language
cognation.noun,.plural.cognations

coverage.noun,.plural.coverages
the extent or degree to which something is observed, analyzed and reported (complete news coverage of the election); inclusion in an insurance.policy or protective plan; the extent of protection afforded by an insurance policy; the amount of funds reserved to meet liabilities; the percentage of persons reached by a medium of communication, such as television or a newspaper

control, controlled, controlling, controls.transitive verbs
to exercise authoritative or dominating.influence over someone or something (who is the person in control of distribution in the company); to direct; to conduct; check (struggled to control his temper; regulations.intended to control prices); to verify or regulate a scientific.experiment by conducting a parallel experiment or by comparing with another standard (a controlled experiment)
control.noun,.plural.controls
ability to manage or direct (lost control of the car); one that controls; a controlling agent, device or group; an instrument or set of instruments used to operate, regulate or guide a machine or vehicle)
controllability.noun,.plural.controllabilities
controllable.adjective

cecum.noun
a saclike cavity with only one opening; the large blind pouch forming the beginning of the large intestine
cecal.adjective
cecally.adverb

cubism.noun
a nonobjective school of painting and sculpture developed in Paris in the early 20th century, characterized by the reduction and fragmentation of natural.forms into abstract, often geometric.structures.usually.rendered as a set of discrete.planes
cubist.noun,.plural.cubists
cubistic.adjective
cubistically.adverb

club.noun,.plural.clubs
a stout, heavy stick, usually thicker at one end, suitable for use as a weapon; a cudgel; in sports, a stick with a protruding head used in golf; in games, a playing card with this figure; the suit of cards represented by this figure; a group of people organized for a common.purpose (a garden club); the building, room or other facility used for the meetings of an organized group (a club meeting; club regulations); a nightclub
club, clubbed, clubbing, clubs.verbs
transitive verb use.to strike or beat with or as if with a club (she took the carpet out, hung it on a line and beat it with a club to get all the dust out)
intransitive verb use.to join or combine for a common.purpose; form a club

creep, crept (past tense and past participle of creep), creeping, creeps.intransitive verbs
to move with the body close to the ground, as on hands and knees; to move stealthily or cautiously; to move or proceed very slowly (traffic creeps at that hour; the lion crept up on its prey); to have a tingling.sensation, made by or as if by things moving stealthily (a moan that made my flesh creep)
creep.noun,.plural.creeps
the act of creeping; a creeping motion or progress; an annoyingly.unpleasant or repulsive person; a sensation of fear or repugnance, as if things were crawling on one's skin (that house gives me the creeps)

claim, claimed, claiming, claims.transitive verbs
to ask for or demand as one's due or one's own; assert one's right to (claim a reward); to take in a violent.manner as if by right (a hurricane that claimed two lives); to state to be true, when something is open to question (claimed he had won the race; a candidate claiming many supporters); to deserve or call for; require (problems that claim her attention)
claim.noun,.plural.claims
a demand for something as rightful or due; a basis for demanding something; something claimed, such as a tract of land staked out by a miner or homesteader; a demand for payment in accordance with an insurance policy or other arrangement (made a claim for hail damage to the car); a statement of something as a fact; an assertion of truth (makes claim to be a cure)
lay claim to.idiom
to assert one's right to or ownership of
claimable.adjective
claimer.noun,.plural.claimers

candidate.noun,.plural.candidates
a candidate is someone who is being considered for a position, for example someone who is running in an election or applying for a job; a person who seeks or is nominated for an office, prize or honor (young actors who are candidates for stardom; a memorandum that is a good candidate for the trash can)
candidacy.noun,.plural.candidacies

county.noun,.plural.counties
an administrative.subdivision of a state in the United States of America being a territorial.division.exercising.administrative, judicial and political.functions
county.adjective
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