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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. 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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