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coun·ter·check

 (koun′tər-chĕk′)
n.
1. Something that serves to check, restrict, or limit something else.
2. Something that confirms or denies the correctness of a previous check.
tr.v. (koun′tər-chĕk′) coun·ter·checked, coun·ter·check·ing, coun·ter·checks
1. To oppose or check by a counteraction.
2. To check again in order to verify.

countercheck

n
1. a check or restraint, esp one that acts in opposition to another
2. a restraint that reinforces another restraint
3. a double check, as for accuracy
vb (tr)
4. to oppose by counteraction
5. to control or restrain by a second check
6. to double-check

coun•ter•check

(n. ˈkaʊn tərˌtʃɛk; v. ˌkaʊn tərˈtʃɛk)

n.
1. a check that opposes or restrains.
v.t.
2. to oppose or restrain (a tendency, force, trend, etc.) by contrary action.
3. to control or confirm by a second check.
[1550–60]

countercheck


Past participle: counterchecked
Gerund: counterchecking

Imperative
countercheck
countercheck
Present
I countercheck
you countercheck
he/she/it counterchecks
we countercheck
you countercheck
they countercheck
Preterite
I counterchecked
you counterchecked
he/she/it counterchecked
we counterchecked
you counterchecked
they counterchecked
Present Continuous
I am counterchecking
you are counterchecking
he/she/it is counterchecking
we are counterchecking
you are counterchecking
they are counterchecking
Present Perfect
I have counterchecked
you have counterchecked
he/she/it has counterchecked
we have counterchecked
you have counterchecked
they have counterchecked
Past Continuous
I was counterchecking
you were counterchecking
he/she/it was counterchecking
we were counterchecking
you were counterchecking
they were counterchecking
Past Perfect
I had counterchecked
you had counterchecked
he/she/it had counterchecked
we had counterchecked
you had counterchecked
they had counterchecked
Future
I will countercheck
you will countercheck
he/she/it will countercheck
we will countercheck
you will countercheck
they will countercheck
Future Perfect
I will have counterchecked
you will have counterchecked
he/she/it will have counterchecked
we will have counterchecked
you will have counterchecked
they will have counterchecked
Future Continuous
I will be counterchecking
you will be counterchecking
he/she/it will be counterchecking
we will be counterchecking
you will be counterchecking
they will be counterchecking
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been counterchecking
you have been counterchecking
he/she/it has been counterchecking
we have been counterchecking
you have been counterchecking
they have been counterchecking
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been counterchecking
you will have been counterchecking
he/she/it will have been counterchecking
we will have been counterchecking
you will have been counterchecking
they will have been counterchecking
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been counterchecking
you had been counterchecking
he/she/it had been counterchecking
we had been counterchecking
you had been counterchecking
they had been counterchecking
Conditional
I would countercheck
you would countercheck
he/she/it would countercheck
we would countercheck
you would countercheck
they would countercheck
Past Conditional
I would have counterchecked
you would have counterchecked
he/she/it would have counterchecked
we would have counterchecked
you would have counterchecked
they would have counterchecked
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.countercheck - a check that restrains another check
halt, stoppage, arrest, hitch, stay, stop, check - the state of inactivity following an interruption; "the negotiations were in arrest"; "held them in check"; "during the halt he got some lunch"; "the momentary stay enabled him to escape the blow"; "he spent the entire stop in his seat"
2.countercheck - something that checks the correctness of a previous check
assay, check - an appraisal of the state of affairs; "they made an assay of the contents"; "a check on its dependability under stress"
Verb1.countercheck - oppose or check by a counteraction
curb, hold in, control, moderate, contain, check, hold - lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits; "moderate your alcohol intake"; "hold your tongue"; "hold your temper"; "control your anger"
2.countercheck - check a second time
check - make an examination or investigation; "check into the rumor"; "check the time of the class"
Translations

countercheck

[ˈkaʊntətʃek]
A. Nsegunda comprobación f
B. VTcomprobar por segunda vez
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