Nouns (37)
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check-out procedure, checkout, check
n. the act of inspecting or verifying; "they made a check of their equipment"; "the pilot ran through the check-out procedure"
check
n. (chess) a direct attack on an opponent's king
check
n. obstructing an opponent in ice hockey
curb, check, bridle
n. the act of restraining power or action or limiting excess; "his common sense is a bridle to his quick temper"
stay, check, arrest
n. continuing or remaining in a place or state; "they had a nice stay in Paris"; "a lengthy hospital stay"; "a four-month stay in bankruptcy court"
baulk, handicap, check, balk, impediment, deterrent, hinderance, hindrance
n. something immaterial that interferes with or delays action or progress
check mark, tick, check
n. a mark indicating that something has been noted or completed etc.; "as he called the role he put a check mark by each student's name"
bank check, cheque, check
n. a written order directing a bank to pay money; "he paid all his bills by check"
stoppage, stop, stay, hitch, halt, check, arrest
n. the state of inactivity following an interruption; "the negotiations were in arrest"; "held them in check"; "during the halt he got some lunch"; "the momentary stay enabled him to escape the blow"; "he spent the entire stop in his seat"
testing, checking, verification, test, check
n. a test set up to verify whether a program or computer system functions well
Verbs (50)
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moderate, curb, check, contain, hold, control, hold in
v. lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits; "moderate your alcohol intake"; "hold your tongue"; "hold your temper"; "control your anger"
break, check, crack
v. become fractured; break or crack on the surface only; "The glass cracked when it was heated"
check
v. arrest the motion (of something) abruptly; "He checked the flow of water by shutting off the main valve"
check into, go over, check over, suss out, check out, look into, check up on, check
v. examine so as to determine accuracy, quality, or condition; "check the brakes"; "Check out the engine"
check
v. verify by consulting a source or authority; "check the spelling of this word"; "check your facts"
find out, learn, watch, ascertain, see, check, determine
v. find out, learn, or determine with certainty, usually by making an inquiry or other effort; "I want to see whether she speaks French"; "See whether it works"; "find out if he speaks Russian"; "Check whether the train leaves on time"
check
v. write out a check on a bank account
hold back, turn back, contain, stop, arrest, check
v. hold back, as of a danger or an enemy; check the expansion or influence of; "Arrest the downward trend"; "Check the growth of communism in South East Asia"; "Contain the rebel movement"; "Turn back the tide of communism"
check
v. decline to initiate betting
chequer, checker, check
v. mark into squares or draw squares on; draw crossed lines on
check
v. stop in a chase especially when scent is lost; "The dog checked"
check
v. hand over something to somebody as for temporary safekeeping; "Check your coat at the door"
chink, check
v. make cracks or chinks in; "The heat checked the paint"
agree, tally, gibe, jibe, check, correspond, fit, match
v. be compatible, similar or consistent; coincide in their characteristics; "The two stories don't agree in many details"; "The handwriting checks with the signature on the check"; "The suspect's fingerprints don't match those on the gun"
Adverbs (0)
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Adjectives (0)
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Fuzzynyms (175)
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infringement, violation
n. an act that disregards an agreement or a right; "he claimed a violation of his rights under the Fifth Amendment"
control
n. the activity of managing or exerting control over something; "the control of the mob by the police was admirable"
deferral, deferment, postponement
n. act of putting off to a future time
interference, hinderance, hindrance
n. the act of hindering or obstructing or impeding
discouragement
n. the act of discouraging; "the discouragement of petty theft"
constraint
n. the act of constraining; the threat or use of force to control the thoughts or behavior of others
roadblock, barrier
n. any condition that makes it difficult to make progress or to achieve an objective; "intolerance is a barrier to understanding"
incumbrance, onus, encumbrance, load, burden
n. an onerous or difficult concern; "the burden of responsibility"; "that's a load off my mind"
limitation, restriction
n. a principle that limits the extent of something; "I am willing to accept certain restrictions on my movements"
surcease, cessation
n. a stopping; "a cessation of the thunder"
black eye, blow, setback, reversal, reverse
n. an unfortunate happening that hinders or impedes; something that is thwarting or frustrating
audit
n. a methodical examination or review of a condition or situation; "he made an audit of all the plants on his property"; "an energy efficiency audit"; "an email log audit"
custody, hold, detainment, detention
n. a state of being confined (usually for a short time); "his detention was politically motivated"; "the prisoner is on hold"; "he is in the custody of police"
respite, reprieve
n. a (temporary) relief from harm or discomfort
suspension, interruption, break, intermission, pause
n. a time interval during which there is a temporary cessation of something
enlistment
n. the act of enlisting (as in a military service)
vary, alter, change
v. become different in some particular way, without permanently losing one's or its former characteristics or essence; "her mood changes in accordance with the weather"; "The supermarket's selection of vegetables varies according to the season"
modify, alter, change
v. cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"
adapt, conform, adjust
v. adapt or conform oneself to new or different conditions; "We must adjust to the bad economic situation"
modify
v. make less severe or harsh or extreme; "please modify this letter to make it more polite"; "he modified his views on same-gender marriage"
restrict, qualify
v. make more specific; "qualify these remarks"
subdue, subordinate
v. make subordinate, dependent, or subservient; "Our wishes have to be subordinated to that of our ruler"
make fit for domestic life, domesticize, domesticate
v. overcome the wildness of; make docile and tractable; "He tames lions for the circus"; "reclaim falcons"
break
v. weaken or destroy in spirit or body; "His resistance was broken"; "a man broken by the terrible experience of near-death"
condition
v. put into a better state; "he conditions old cars"
deteriorate
v. become worse or disintegrate; "His mind deteriorated"
cut back, curb, curtail, restrict
v. place restrictions on; "curtail drinking in school"
accustom, habituate
v. make psychologically or physically used (to something); "She became habituated to the background music"
make familiar, familiarise, familiarize
v. make familiar or acquainted; "you should acquaint yourself with your new computer"; "We familiarized ourselves with the new surroundings"
mollify, season, temper
v. make more temperate, acceptable, or suitable by adding something else; moderate; "she tempered her criticism"
contract, narrow
v. make or become more narrow or restricted; "The selection was narrowed"; "The road narrowed"
sliver, splinter
v. break up into splinters or slivers; "The wood splintered"
crush
v. become injured, broken, or distorted by pressure; "The plastic bottle crushed against the wall"
get accustomed, adapt, adjust
v. adapt or conform oneself to new or different conditions; "We must adjust to the bad economic situation"
get accustomed, adapt, adjust
v. adapt or conform oneself to new or different conditions; "We must adjust to the bad economic situation"
disturb, interrupt
v. destroy the peace or tranquility of; "Don't interrupt me when I'm reading"
get a line, find out, get wind, get word, see, discover, hear, learn, pick up
v. get to know or become aware of, usually accidentally; "I learned that she has two grown-up children"; "I see that you have been promoted"
affirm, support, substantiate, sustain, corroborate, confirm
v. establish or strengthen as with new evidence or facts; "his story confirmed my doubts"; "The evidence supports the defendant"
make up one's mind, determine, decide
v. reach, make, or come to a decision about something; "We finally decided after lengthy deliberations"
destine, specify, designate, intend
v. design or destine; "She was intended to become the director"
find, discover
v. make a discovery; "She found that he had lied to her"; "The story is false, so far as I can discover"
have in mind, think of, mean
v. intend to refer to; "I'm thinking of good food when I talk about France"; "Yes, I meant you when I complained about people who gossip!"
demarcate
v. separate clearly, as if by boundaries
examine, probe
v. question or examine thoroughly and closely
agree
v. consent or assent to a condition, or agree to do something; "She agreed to all my conditions"; "He agreed to leave her alone"
look up, refer, consult
v. seek information from; "You should consult the dictionary"; "refer to your notes"
characterise, characterize, qualify
v. describe or portray the character or the qualities or peculiarities of; "You can characterize his behavior as that of an egotist"; "This poem can be characterized as a lament for a dead lover"
define
v. give a definition for the meaning of a word; "Define `sadness'"
handicap
v. attempt to forecast the winner (especially in a horse race) and assign odds for or against a contestant
bridle
v. put a bridle on; "bridle horses"
straiten
v. squeeze together
fall apart, wear out, bust, wear, break
v. go to pieces; "The lawn mower finally broke"; "The gears wore out"; "The old chair finally fell apart completely"
break
v. find a flaw in; "break an alibi"; "break down a proof"
drill, bore
v. make a hole, especially with a pointed power or hand tool; "don't drill here, there's a gas pipe"; "drill a hole into the wall"; "drill for oil"; "carpenter bees are boring holes into the wall"
ground
v. confine or restrict to the ground; "After the accident, they grounded the plane and the pilot"
repress, muffle, strangle, stifle, smother
v. conceal or hide; "smother a yawn"; "muffle one's anger"; "strangle a yawn"
rip
v. move precipitously or violently; "The tornado ripped along the coast"
find, discover
v. make a discovery, make a new finding; "Roentgen discovered X-rays"; "Physicists believe they found a new elementary particle"
find
v. perceive oneself to be in a certain condition or place; "I found myself in a difficult situation"; "When he woke up, he found himself in a hospital room"
muzzle
v. fit with a muzzle; "muzzle the dog to prevent it from biting strangers"
leave, will, bequeath
v. leave or give by will after one's death; "My aunt bequeathed me all her jewelry"; "My grandfather left me his entire estate"
transfer
v. move from one place to another; "transfer the data"; "transmit the news"; "transfer the patient to another hospital"
remit
v. send (money) in payment; "remit $25"
bestow, confer
v. present; "The university conferred a degree on its most famous former student, who never graduated"; "bestow an honor on someone"
unearth
v. bring to light; "The CIA unearthed a plot to kill the President"
give
v. proffer (a body part); "She gave her hand to her little sister"
entrust, leave
v. put into the care or protection of someone; "He left the decision to his deputy"; "leave your child the nurse's care"
oppose, react
v. act against or in opposition to; "She reacts negatively to everything I say"
coordinate
v. be co-ordinated; "These activities coordinate well"
stunt
v. perform a stunt or stunts
regularise, govern, order, regularize, regulate
v. bring into conformity with rules or principles or usage; impose regulations; "We cannot regulate the way people dress"; "This town likes to regulate"
seek
v. inquire for; "seek directions from a local"
intervene
v. occur between other event or between certain points of time; "the war intervened between the birth of her two children"
counterpoint, contrast
v. to show differences when compared; be different; "the students contrast considerably in their artistic abilities"
stand for, correspond, represent
v. take the place of
come after, follow
v. come after in time, as a result; "A terrible tsunami followed the earthquake"
compare
v. to form the comparative or superlative form on an adjective or adverb
Synonyms (8)
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fall
v. be cast down; "his eyes fell"
break down, break up, decompose
v. separate (substances) into constituent elements or parts
look
v. have a certain outward or facial expression; "How does she look?"; "The child looks unhappy"; "She looked pale after the surgery"
hold, maintain, keep
v. keep in a certain state, position, or activity; e.g., "keep clean"; "hold in place"; "She always held herself as a lady"; "The students keep me on my toes"
Antonyms (11)
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expand
v. make bigger or wider in size, volume, or quantity; "expand the house by adding another wing"
speed up, quicken, speed, accelerate
v. move faster; "The car accelerated"
differ
v. be different; "These two tests differ in only one respect"
disaccord, discord, disagree
v. be different from one another
preserve, keep
v. maintain in safety from injury, harm, or danger; "May God keep you"
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Parts Of Speech
  • Nouns
    37
  • Verbs
    50
  • Adverbs
    0
  • Adjectives
    0
Relationships
  • Fuzzynyms
    175
  • Synonyms
    8
  • Antonyms
    11

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