Translation of "check" - English-Polish dictionary

check

verb uk us /tʃek/
EXAMINE [ I, T ]

A2 to examine something in order to make sure that it is correct or the way it should be

sprawdzać
[ + (that) ] I went to check that I'd locked the door.
Have you checked your facts?
I knelt down beside the body and checked for a pulse.
FIND OUT [ I, T ]

B1 to find out about something

sprawdzać
[ + question word ] I'll check whether Peter knows about the party.
ASK [ I ]

B2 to ask someone for permission to do something

uzgadniać
I'd like to stay overnight, but I need to check with my parents.
STOP [ T ]

to stop something bad from increasing or continuing

opanować, powstrzymać
The government needs to find a way to check rising inflation.
MARK [ T ] US ( UK tick)

to put a mark by an answer to show that it is correct, or by an item on a list to show that you have dealt with it

odhaczać, zaznaczać
LEAVE [ T ] US

to leave your coat, bags, or other possessions temporarily in someone's care

oddawać (na przechowanie), nadawać → See also double-check

(Translation of “check verb” from the Cambridge English–Polish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)