see, check, insure, see to it, ensure, control, ascertain, assure - be careful or certain to do something; make certain of something; "He verified that the valves were closed"; "See that the curtains are closed"; "control the quality of the product" --3is one way toverify
check, retard, delay - slow the growth or development of; "The brain damage will retard the child's language development" --7is one way tochange, alter, modify Sample sentences: Somebody ----s something Something ----s something
check, check out - be verified or confirmed; pass inspection; "These stories don't check!"
match, fit, correspond, check, jibe, gibe, tally, agree - 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" --9is one way toequal, be Sample sentences: Something ----s Something is ----ing PP
Sample sentence: The fighter managed to check his opponent
discipline, train, check, condition - train by instruction and practice; especially to teach self-control; "Parents must discipline their children"; "Is this dog trained?" --11is one way todevelop, make grow
check, turn back, arrest, stop, contain, hold back - 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 Sout East Asia"; "Contain the rebel movement"; "Turn back the tide of communism" --18is one way todefend Sample sentences: Somebody ----s something Somebody ----s somebody Something ----s somebody Something ----s something
determine, check, find out, see, ascertain, watch, learn - 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"