verb (used with object)
to indicate by a .
[chek-meyt] /ˈtʃɛkˌmeɪt/ noun 1. Also called mate. Chess. 2. a complete check; defeat: His efforts to escape met with a checkmate. verb (used with object), checkmated, checkmating. 3. Chess. to maneuver (an opponent’s king) into a check from which it cannot escape; mate. 4. to check completely; defeat: Napoleon was checkmated at Waterloo. interjection 5. […]
- Check minus
noun an acknowledgment that a school assignment, such as a paper, was completed but is not satisfactory Examples a check minus on the lab paper Usage Note slang noun A mark indicating that one completed an effort, but it was wanting: He got a check minus on his math homework
[chek-awf, -of] /ˈtʃɛkˌɔf, -ˌɒf/ noun 1. the collection of union dues by employers through compulsory deduction from each worker’s wages. 2. a voluntary contribution from one’s income tax for a specific purpose, as the public financing of election campaigns, made by checking off the appropriate box on a tax return. 3. Football. (def 2).
[chek-out] /ˈtʃɛkˌaʊt/ noun 1. the procedure of vacating and paying for one’s quarters at a hotel. 2. the time before which a hotel room must be vacated if another day’s charge is not to be made. 3. an examination of fitness for performance: The checkout of the new plane was successful. 4. a series of […]