checked checked  /ˈtʃɛkt/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) patterned with alternating squares of color

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Seattle police periodically checked Cobain's house, finding no traces of the singer.
  2. But if you don't want to risk losing it, put it in your checked luggage.
  3. Airlines are unbundling services that used to be included in the fare snacks, checked bags, entertainment, wi-fi, seat selection.

News

  1. Health agency inspected pool at NC motel where 3 died from carbon monoxide, a gas not checked

    BOONE, N.C. — Inspectors checked a North Carolina motel where three people are presumed killed by carbon monoxide fumes from a pool water heater, but the local health department says the inspection doesn't include checking for the poisonous gas.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune

  2. Edward Snowden Has Checked Out of His Swanky Hong Kong Hotel

    NSA leaker Edward Snowden was apparently staying in this swanky hotel in Hong Kong—until this morning, when he checked out for places unknown. Read more...        
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Gawker

  3. Edward Snowden Reportedly 'Checked Out' Of Hong Kong Hotel Mira

    A receptionist told the Post that a guest under Snowden's name had checked out on Monday, but could not reveal how long Snowden had stayed. In his interview with the Guardian, Snowden had described how there was a "CIA station just up the road – the consulate here in Hong Kong." However, the Mira is in fact situated on the Kowloon side across the water from the U.S. Consulate which is on the ...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Business Insider

Quotes

  1. "Last time, I checked Sarah Palin's not much of an expert on nuclear issues," Obama told ABC-TV's Good Morning America.
    on Apr 10, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: AFP

  2. "I think unfortunately a lot of countries say 'well, if we say we are not going to the opening ceremonies, we've checked the box on Tibet' -- that's a cop out," Hadley said on "Fox News Sunday."
    on Apr 13, 2008 By: Stephen Hadley Source: Reuters

  3. "Lee felt pain in the calf and it was swollen yesterday," said Stuart Cage, of Westwood's management company International Sports Management. "But when he woke this morning his ankle was swollen too, so he decided to have it checked out in...
    on Jun 30, 2010 By: Stuart Cage Source: Sydney Morning Herald

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