Definition of Countercheck

1. Noun. A check that restrains another check.

Generic synonyms: Arrest, Check, Halt, Hitch, Stay, Stop, Stoppage



2. Verb. Oppose or check by a counteraction.
Exact synonyms: Counteract
Generic synonyms: Check, Contain, Control, Curb, Hold, Hold In, Moderate

3. Noun. Something that checks the correctness of a previous check.
Exact synonyms: Double Check
Generic synonyms: Assay, Check
Derivative terms: Double-check

4. Verb. Check a second time.
Generic synonyms: Check

Definition of Countercheck

1. v. t. To oppose or check by some obstacle; to check by a return check.

2. n. A check; a stop; a rebuke, or censure to check a reprover.

Definition of Countercheck

1. Noun. A restriction or limit ¹

2. Noun. A second check (in order to confirm or deny a previous one) ¹

3. Verb. To restrict or limit by counteracting ¹

4. Verb. To recheck ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Countercheck

1. [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Countercheck

countercathexis
countercation
countercations
counterchallenge
counterchallenges
counterchange
counterchanged
counterchanges
counterchanging
countercharge
countercharged
countercharges
countercharging
countercharm
countercharms
countercheck (current term)
counterchecked
counterchecking
counterchecks
counterclaim
counterclaimant
counterclaimants
counterclaimed
counterclaiming
counterclaims
counterclockwise
counterclockwise rotation
countercoalition
countercoalitions
countercomplainant

Literary usage of Countercheck

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1. The Great Adventure of Panama: Wherein are Exposed Its Relation to the Great by Philippe Bunau-Varilla (1920)
"... Canal to countercheck the Boche conspiracy to annihilate the Panama Canal. IF I worked with all the fibres of my heart, all the cells of my brain, ..."

2. The Friendly Craft: A Collection of American Letters edited by Elizabeth Deering Hanscom (1908)
"The countercheck Quarrelsome" <2> <cv ^c* PHILADELPHIA, 5 July, 1775 MR. STRAHAN, You are a member of Parliament, and one of that majority, which has doomed ..."

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