Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of double-check.

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • He hurriedly packs his equipment and supplies, double-checks he has his cash, and bolts.

    Soul Trapper

  • Government regulators already conduct such oversight regularly, and every major airline regularly double-checks its own procedures and relies on internal safeguards.

    Major Accident Rate for Airlines Hits Low

  • Bell reasonably double-checks me: "Are you familiar with Tintin?"

    Gregory Weinkauf: "Great Snakes!" The Adventures of Tintin Premières at AFI Fest

  • Airlines typically operate with one pilot as the "flying pilot" on a particular flight and the other as the "non-flying pilot," or "monitoring pilot," who handles radio transmissions, calls out checklists, readies cockpit instruments and double-checks the flying pilot.

    Imagining a Day When Airliners Are Flown Solo

  • Kurt Wilberding/The Wall Street Journal A model double-checks her makeup moments before the presentation begins.

    Wes Gordon, Fall 2012

  • He first repositions the two strobe lights so that one is in each pocket of his jacket, then double-checks that his knife is still securely fastened to his harness.

    OVERBOARD !

  • He takes very careful notes, and double-checks the spelling of names.

    The Secret Diary of Steve Jobs : Much love, Jim Goldman

  • She blows off my question and double-checks Winnie the Pooh.

    Losing Faith

  • After slamming the door of the house, Reena checks and double-checks her mailbox by the glow of their porch light.

    Losing Faith

  • Janie parks on the street, double-checks her pockets, grabs her dessert, and takes a deep breath, then strips off her coat and tosses it on the passenger seat next to her.

    Fade

Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.