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Meaning of COUNTERCHECK

Pronunciation:  [n]'kawntur`chek, [v]`kawntur'chek, 'kaûntu`tshek

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [v]  check a second time
  2. [v]  oppose or check by a counteraction
 

COUNTERCHECK is a 12 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: counteract
 
 See Also: check, contain, control, curb, hold, hold in, moderate

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Coun`ter*check"\ (koun`t?r-ch?k"), v. t. [imp. &
    p. p. {Counterchecked} (-ch?ckt"); p. pr. & vb. n.
    {Counterchecking}.]
    To oppose or check by some obstacle; to check by a return
    check.
    
    
  2. \Coun"ter*check`\ (koun"t?r-ch?k`), n.
    1. A check; a stop; a rebuke, or censure to check a reprover.
    
    2. Any force or device designed to restrain another
       restraining force; a check upon a check.
    
             The system of checks and counterchecks. --J. H.
                                                   Newton.
    
    
 

 

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