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Definition 1: something that checks the correctness of a previous check - [noun denoting cognition]

Synonyms for countercheck in the sense of this definition

(countercheck is a kind of ...) an appraisal of the state of affairs

"they made an assay of the contents" "a check on its dependability under stress"

Definition 2: a check that restrains another check - [noun denoting state]

(countercheck is a kind of ...) the state of inactivity following an interruption

"the negotiations were in arrest" "held them in check" "during the halt he got some lunch" "the momentary stay enabled him to escape the blow" "he spent the entire stop in his seat"

(countercheck is a kind of ...) make an examination or investigation

"check into the rumor" "check the time of the class"

Synonyms for countercheck in the sense of this definition

(countercheck is a kind of ...) lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits

"moderate your alcohol intake" "hold your tongue" "hold your temper" "control your anger"

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