- having a pattern of squares: a checked tablecloth
- ending in a consonant: said of a syllable
- sounded in such a syllable: said of a vowel
- Having a pattern of checks or squares: checked cloth.
- Held in check; restrained.
- Linguistics Situated in a stopped or closed syllable: a checked vowel.
- simple past tense and past participle of check
- He checked his watch for the third time.