Definition of Check over

1. Verb. Examine so as to determine accuracy, quality, or condition. "They won't check over the story "; "Check out the engine"

Definition of Check over

1. Verb. (transitive) To read and look for errors. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Check Over

check bit
check box
check boxes
check character
check digit
check girl
check in
check into
check is in the mail
check ligaments of eyeball
check ligaments of odontoid
check mark
check marks
check off
check out
check over (current term)
check overdraft credit
check rail
check rails
check register
check scale
check side
check sides
check stub
check up
check up on
check weigher

Literary usage of Check over

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Life of Lieutenant-General Nathan Bedford Forrest by John Allan Wyeth (1908)
"... DH Hill Compliments the Cavalry—Forrest Heads Granger Off, and Holds the Reserve-Corps of the Army of Tennessee in check over an Hour—Fires the Closing, ..."

2. Practical Banking by Oliver Howard Wolfe, La Salle Extension University (1917)
"... OF THE check over THE NOTE Other things being equal, as to the safeguards thrown around the banking system as a whole, the bank check is superior in ..."

3. Fraser's Magazine (1876)
"Therefore it is for the interest of headmasters, as well as their assistants, that there should exist some check over such a tremendous power as that of ..."

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