English definition of “check”
EXAMINE [I, T] › to examine something in order to make sure that it is correct or the way it should be: [+ (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. I haven't had my eyes checked recently.
ASK [I] › to ask someone for permission to do something: I'd like to stay overnight, but I need to check with my parents.
STOP [T] › to stop something bad from increasing or continuing: 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
LEAVE [T] US › to leave your coat, bags, or other possessions temporarily in someone's care: Passengers on this flight will be allowed one carry-on bag, and will have to check any additional bags. → See also double-check