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Entry Word: check
Function: noun
Text: 1 the amount owed at a bar or restaurant or the slip of paper stating the amount <diners at the fancy restaurant often look shocked when they receive the check>
Synonyms bill, tab
Related Words invoice, receipt; account, record, statement; charge, fee; score, tally
2 a close look at or over someone or something in order to judge condition <made a careful check of the antique table before buying it> -- see INSPECTION
3 a record of goods sold or services performed together with the costs due <request a detailed check from the company before sending any money> -- see 1BILL 1
4 a small sheet of plastic, paper, or paperboard showing that the bearer has a claim to something (as admittance) <handed over a check for his coat> -- see TICKET 1
5 something that limits one's freedom of action or choice <the Supreme Court is intended to be a check on the executive and legislative branches of government> -- see RESTRICTION 1