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Princeton's WordNet

  1. countercheck, double check(verb)

    something that checks the correctness of a previous check

  2. double-check(verb)

    check once more to be absolutely sure


  1. double check(Noun)

    An extra check or verification made a second time, usually with additional caution or attention.

  2. double check(Noun)

    A situation in which a king is attacked by two of the opponent's men at once.

  3. double check(Verb)

    To check again; to check with extra caution or attention; to verify or make sure.


  1. Double check

    In chess and other related games, a double check is a check delivered by two pieces simultaneously. In chess notation, it is almost always represented the same way as a single check ("+"), but is sometimes symbolized by "++" (however, "++" is also sometimes used to denote checkmate). This article uses the latter convention for clarity.


  1. Double check

    In chess, a double check is a check delivered by two pieces simultaneously. In chess notation, it is almost always represented the same way as a single check, but is sometimes symbolized by "++".

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of double check in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of double check in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of double check in a Sentence

  1. Doug Schultz:

    Whenever anything is sent out for translation, we always double-check it, it always needs to be correct. Always.

  2. Unknown:

    Be positive in addressing the envelope to your future, For enclosed are your efforts from the past. Be certain of the postage and double check what class.

  3. Alison Lee:

    I didn't even think twice about it. I just picked it up. Now I know I have to double check and make sure, i guess it's a lesson learned. From now on I just double check and look at them straight in the eye so I can confirm it.

  4. President Barack Obama:

    She was even asked to double-check the computer's math on John Glenn's orbit around the earth. So if you think your job is pressure-packed, hers meant that forgetting to carry the one might send somebody floating off into the solar system.

  5. Grover Norquist:

    We benefit from more secure elections. We benefit from being able to double-check, i expect to be winning elections for the next 20 years and I don't want the Democrats to explain that every single one of those was stolen. So let's make it ironclad.

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