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checked meaning

EN[-ɛkt]
  • VerbBFcheckSGchecksPRchecking
    1. simple past tense and past participle of check.
      1. He checked his watch for the third time.
  • AdjectiveBFcheck
    1. (Canada, US) Having a pattern of checks; checkered.
      1. A checked tie.
    2. (phonology) Of syllables, having a coda.
      1. (phonology) Of consonants, glottalized.
      2. More Examples
        1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
          • As the new editor, his job is to ride herd on the staff and check on the tone of the articles.
          • They do not measure each one, but they do a spot check on a few parts before shipping.
          • Then the questionnaire was checked by our research staff in order to make sure the data were complete and to remove any nonqualifying questionnaires immediately.
        2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
          • Check it out, Jimmy's over there pitching a tent to Maria's boobs.
          • Check inside each file carefully to make sure nothing slips through the cracks.
          • Check out the guy on the dancefloor, he's got seriously good moves.
        3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
          • The can was seized soon thereafter, and as the judge's trial got under way, an IRS lab was remoisturizing the ashes and reconstructing checks.
          • Aneroid and electronic instruments, decalibrate easily and frequently and require routine accuracy checks.
          • I had a very long wait at the airport security check.

      Meaning of checked for the defined word.

      Grammatically, this word "checked" is an adjective. It's also a verb, more specifically, a verb form.
      • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
        1. Adjectives
          • Verbs
            • Verb forms
              • Participles
                • Past participles
                • Verb simple past forms
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