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checkoff a system of collecting union dues by deducting the amount due from the employee's paycheck.
check off to make a mark next to things on a list that are already correct, completed, or not needed anymore.
checkout the act of checking out of a hotel room. [4 definitions]
check out to pay for something in a store where there are different lines for people to pay. [2 definitions]
checkpoint a place where something is halted for inspection, esp. a border station where the documents or vehicles of travelers are inspected.
checkrein a short rein hooked on to a horse's saddle or harness, or to another horse in a team, preventing the horse from lowering or tossing its head.
checkroom a place where coats, baggage, and the like may be temporarily stored.
checks and balances a governmental mechanism of self-regulation provided for in the U.S. and other constitutions, by which the powers of each branch of government are limited by powers vested in another branch of government.
checkup any examination, esp. a medical examination.
check up on to try to get information about what someone is doing.
cheddar (sometimes cap.) a smooth hard cheese that varies in taste from mild to very sharp.
cheek the side of the face between the jaw and the eye. [3 definitions]
cheekbone the bone just below the eye.
cheeky impertinent or insolent; disrespectful; impudent.
cheep to chirp or make a peeping sound, as a small bird. [2 definitions]
cheer liveliness, happiness, or gaiety. [9 definitions]
cheerful full of cheer or good spirits; happy. [3 definitions]
cheerleader a person who leads spectators in organized cheering for the players at sporting events.
cheerless without joy or cheer; gloomy, dreary, or dismal.
cheery in good spirits or promoting good spirits.
cheese a food made from milk curd that has been pressed into a mass and aged or seasoned in any of a wide variety of ways. [3 definitions]