Countercheck

Definition of Countercheck

Coun`ter`check´   Pronunciation: koun`t?r-ch?k´
v. t.1.To oppose or check by some obstacle; to check by a return check.
[imp. & p. p. Counterchecked (-ch?ckt"); p. pr. & vb. n. Counterchecking.]
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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check, contain, control, counteract, curb, hold, hold in, moderate
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