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Translation of "check" - English-Spanish dictionary

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?
(Definition of check from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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