check off
verb Date: 1884 transitive verb 1. to eliminate from further consideration 2. to deduct (union dues) from a worker's paycheck intransitive verb to change a play at the line of scrimmage in football by calling an audible

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  • check off — vt: to deduct (union dues) from a worker s paycheck Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. check off …   Law dictionary

  • check-off — checkˈ off see ↑check off below. • • • Main Entry: ↑check …   Useful english dictionary

  • check-off — Under Section 68 of the Trade Union and Labour Relations (Consolidation) Act 1992, deductions may be made from wages by the employer in the event of a payment to a third party to which the employee consented, e.g. under a union check off… …   Law dictionary

  • check|off — «CHEHK F, OF», noun. U.S. 1. an arrangement between a union and an employer by which the employer deducts union dues from wages and turns them over to the union. 2. a choice one can elect by putting a check mark in a designated space, such as the …   Useful english dictionary

  • check off — (something) to look at a list of names or items and mark them if correct. He checked off their names as the passengers got on the bus …   New idioms dictionary

  • check off — verb put a check mark on or near or next to Please check each name on the list tick off the items mark off the units • Syn: ↑check, ↑mark, ↑mark off, ↑tick off, ↑tick …   Useful english dictionary

  • check off — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms check off : present tense I/you/we/they check off he/she/it checks off present participle checking off past tense checked off past participle checked off to tick off something …   English dictionary

  • check off — PHRASAL VERB When you check things off, you check or count them while referring to a list of them, to make sure you have considered all of them. [V P n (not pron)] Once you ve checked off the items you ordered, put this record in your file... [V… …   English dictionary

  • check off — (Roget s IV) v. Syn. mark off, check, verify, notice; see mark 2 …   English dictionary for students

  • check off — {v.} To put a mark beside (the name of a person or thing on a list) to show that it has been counted. * /The teacher checked off each pupil as he got on the bus./ * /Bill wrote down the names of all the states he could remember, and then he… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • check off — {v.} To put a mark beside (the name of a person or thing on a list) to show that it has been counted. * /The teacher checked off each pupil as he got on the bus./ * /Bill wrote down the names of all the states he could remember, and then he… …   Dictionary of American idioms

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