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check up (third-person singular simple present checks up, present participle checking up, simple past and past participle checked up)

  1. (Can we verify(+) this sense?) Used in a phrasal verb: check up on (to verify through brief investigation or revisit for assurance that there are no problems).
    I dropped by to check up on my friend.
  2. To verify something's accuracy.
    He's checking up the figures.
  3. To seem correct or plausible; to comport with known facts; to check out (with other facts).
    The numbers she provided check up with my own data.


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