What does unchecked mean?

Definitions for unchecked

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word unchecked.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. unbridled, unchecked, uncurbed, ungoverned(adj)

    not restrained or controlled

    "unbridled rage"; "an unchecked temper"; "ungoverned rage"


  1. unchecked(Adjective)

    Unrestrained or not held back.

  2. unchecked(Adjective)

    Not examined for accuracy, efficiency, etc.

  3. unchecked(Adjective)

    Not checked (ticked or enabled).

  4. unchecked(Adjective)

    Part of only one entry (i.e., across or down, but not both).

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Unchecked

    un-chekt′, adj. not checked or hindered, unrestrained: uncontradicted.—adj. Uncheck′able.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of unchecked in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of unchecked in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Jawaharlal Nehru:

    The forces in a capitalist society, if left unchecked, tend to make the rich richer and the poor poorer.

  2. Cicero:

    The evil implanted in man by nature spreads so imperceptibly, when the habit of wrong-doing is unchecked, that he himself can set no limit to his shamelessness.

  3. Jack Reed:

    Someone at this institution needs to be directly accountable to Congress, This legislation is about holding the New York Fed accountable ... It's just too powerful to be left unchecked.

  4. Kurt Wiesegart:

    Energy efficiency is the solution to solving energy crises, governments must put in place clear and strategic plans that support energy efficiency reforms or consumption will continue to go unchecked.

  5. Yuseff Hamm:

    When you have a chant going on like that, and no one addresses it, and then a week later, these killings come to fruition, I’m shaken, the rhetoric that’s going around, left unchecked, is very dangerous, and it invites people to do crazy nonsense.

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