cross-check


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Related to cross-check: double crosser, crossed off, criss-crossing

cross-check

(v. ˈkrɔsˈtʃɛk, ˈkrɒs-; n. -ˌtʃɛk, -ˈtʃɛk)

v.t.
1. to determine the accuracy of (something) by checking it with various sources.
2. (in ice hockey) to block (an opponent) by placing the stick across the opponent's body.
n.
3. the act of cross-checking.
[1935–40]
cross′-check`er, n.

cross-check


Past participle: cross-checked
Gerund: cross-checking

Imperative
cross-check
cross-check
Present
I cross-check
you cross-check
he/she/it cross-checks
we cross-check
you cross-check
they cross-check
Preterite
I cross-checked
you cross-checked
he/she/it cross-checked
we cross-checked
you cross-checked
they cross-checked
Present Continuous
I am cross-checking
you are cross-checking
he/she/it is cross-checking
we are cross-checking
you are cross-checking
they are cross-checking
Present Perfect
I have cross-checked
you have cross-checked
he/she/it has cross-checked
we have cross-checked
you have cross-checked
they have cross-checked
Past Continuous
I was cross-checking
you were cross-checking
he/she/it was cross-checking
we were cross-checking
you were cross-checking
they were cross-checking
Past Perfect
I had cross-checked
you had cross-checked
he/she/it had cross-checked
we had cross-checked
you had cross-checked
they had cross-checked
Future
I will cross-check
you will cross-check
he/she/it will cross-check
we will cross-check
you will cross-check
they will cross-check
Future Perfect
I will have cross-checked
you will have cross-checked
he/she/it will have cross-checked
we will have cross-checked
you will have cross-checked
they will have cross-checked
Future Continuous
I will be cross-checking
you will be cross-checking
he/she/it will be cross-checking
we will be cross-checking
you will be cross-checking
they will be cross-checking
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been cross-checking
you have been cross-checking
he/she/it has been cross-checking
we have been cross-checking
you have been cross-checking
they have been cross-checking
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been cross-checking
you will have been cross-checking
he/she/it will have been cross-checking
we will have been cross-checking
you will have been cross-checking
they will have been cross-checking
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been cross-checking
you had been cross-checking
he/she/it had been cross-checking
we had been cross-checking
you had been cross-checking
they had been cross-checking
Conditional
I would cross-check
you would cross-check
he/she/it would cross-check
we would cross-check
you would cross-check
they would cross-check
Past Conditional
I would have cross-checked
you would have cross-checked
he/she/it would have cross-checked
we would have cross-checked
you would have cross-checked
they would have cross-checked
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.cross-check - check out conflicting sources; crosscheck facts, for example
insure, see to it, ensure, ascertain, check, assure, control, see - be careful or certain to do something; make certain of something; "He verified that the valves were closed"; "See that the curtains are closed"; "control the quality of the product"
Translations

cross-check

[ˈkrɒstʃek]
B. VTcomprobar una vez más or por otro sistema, verificar

cross-check

[ˌkrɒsˈtʃɛk]
1. ncontroprova
2. vtfare una controprova di
3. vifare una controprova
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Each followed a slightly different pattern of (alas) less-than-literal transcription, but systematic comparison of them acts as a cross-check and can provide supplementary details.
If the driver's license address is not on the application, write it down so you can later cross-check it with the addresses listed on the housing and credit reports.
The scientist used field verification and aerial photography to cross-check the data, and the resulting confidence level in the accuracy of his results in 95 percent or better.
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