Is check a Scrabble word?

Yes, check is a Scrabble word!

...and is worth 16 points in Scrabble, and 17 points in Words with Friends

Check is a valid Scrabble word.

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Dictionary definitions of the word check

The meaning of check


38 definitions of the word check.


  1. Examine so as to determine accuracy, quality, or condition
  2. Make an examination or investigation
  3. Be careful or certain to do something; make certain of something
  4. Lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits
  5. Stop for a moment, as if out of uncertainty or caution
  6. Put a check mark on or near or next to
  7. Slow the growth or development of
  8. Be verified or confirmed; pass inspection
  9. Be compatible, similar or consistent; coincide in their characteristics
  10. Block or impede (a player from the opposing team) in ice hockey
  11. Develop (children's) behavior by instruction and practice; especially to teach self-control
  12. Consign for shipment on a vehicle
  13. Hand over something to somebody as for temporary safekeeping
  14. Abandon the intended prey, turn, and pursue an inferior prey
  15. Stop in a chase especially when scent is lost
  16. Mark into squares or draw squares on; draw crossed lines on
  17. Decline to initiate betting
  18. Hold back, as of a danger or an enemy; check the expansion or influence of
  19. Place into check
  20. Write out a check on a bank account
  21. Find out, learn, or determine with certainty, usually by making an inquiry or other effort
  22. Verify by consulting a source or authority
  23. Arrest the motion (of something) abruptly
  24. Make cracks or chinks in
  25. Become fractured; break or crack on the surface only


  1. A written order directing a bank to pay money
  2. An appraisal of the state of affairs
  3. The bill in a restaurant
  4. The state of inactivity following an interruption
  5. Additional proof that something that was believed (some fact or hypothesis or theory) is correct
  6. The act of inspecting or verifying
  7. A mark indicating that something has been noted or completed etc.
  8. Something immaterial that interferes with or delays action or progress
  9. A mark left after a small piece has been chopped or broken off of something
  10. A textile pattern of squares or crossed lines (resembling a checkerboard)
  11. The act of restraining power or action or limiting excess
  12. Obstructing an opponent in ice hockey
  13. (chess) a direct attack on an opponent's king

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