Translation of "check" - English-Spanish dictionary

check

verb uk /tʃek/ us /tʃek/

US UK tick to put a mark [✓] by an answer to show that it is correct

marcar, corregir

A2 to look at something to make sure that it is right or safe

revisar, comprobar
Check that you’ve locked the door.

B1 to find out information about something

averiguar
I’ll check whether Peter knows about the party.
I need to just check my email before we go.

US UK tick to put a mark (✓) by an answer to show that it is correct

marcar, corregir
noun uk /tʃek/ us /tʃek/

US UK cheque a piece of paper printed by a bank that you use to pay for things

cheque

US UK tick a mark [✓] that shows that an answer is correct

marca

B1 the act of looking at something to make sure it is right or safe

comprobación
We do safety checks on all our equipment.

US UK cheque a piece of paper printed by a bank that you use to pay for things

cheque

US UK tick a mark (✓) that shows that an answer is correct

marca

US UK bill a piece of paper that shows how much you must pay for a meal in a restaurant

cuenta
Could I have the check, please?

a pattern of squares of different colours

estampado de cuadros

(Translation of “check” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

check

verb /tʃek/

to see if something (eg a sum) is correct or accurate

comprobar, verificar
Could you check that I have added up these figures correctly?

to see if something (eg a machine) is in good condition or working properly

comprobar
Have you checked the engine (over)?

to hold back; to stop

detener, frenar
We’ve checked the flow of water from the burst pipe.
checked adjective

having a pattern of check

a cuadros
She wore a checked skirt
Is the material checked or striped?
checkbook noun

(American) a chequebook

talonario (de cheques)
A woman told police she believes her checkbook was stolen from her purse while she was at a restaurant.
check-in noun

the place where passengers show travel documents at an airport or seaport

mostrador para la facturación de equipaje
(also adjective) the check-in desk/counter.

the process of checking in at an airport etc

facturación
The opening and closing times for check-in and boarding can vary by airport.
checkmate noun

in chess, a position from which the king cannot escape

jaque mate
She made her move and declared ’checkmate’.
checkout noun

a place where payment is made for goods bought in a supermarket

caja
There was a long line/queue at the checkout.
checkpoint noun

a barrier where cars, passports etc are inspected, or a point that contestants in a race must pass.

control
check-up noun

a medical examination to discover the state of a person’s health

chequeo, revisión médica
an annual health check-up.
check in phrasal verb

to register at a hotel as a guest or at an airport as a passenger

registrarse
We checked in last night.
check out phrasal verb

to leave (a hotel), paying one’s bill etc

dejar el hotel
You have to check out before 12 o’clock.

(especially American) to find out if something is true

verificar
I’ll check out her story.
check up (on) phrasal verb

to investigate to see if (someone or something) is reliable, honest, true etc

confirmar
Have you been checking up on me?

(Translation of “check” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)