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The word check has these meanings:

  • In finance, a cheque (spelt check in American English) is an order for transfer of money.
  • A tick (checkmark), a mark used for verification or notation.
  • In board games, a check is a threat to capture the king or a similar piece.
  • In poker, check has two meanings:
    • To check is to decline to bet. See betting (poker).
    • Check is a less commonly used term for chip.
  • A rain check is an agreement to provide a customer an item that has run out at sale price.

See also: Bill (payment) Finance studies and addresses the ways in which individuals, businesses and organizations raise, allocate and use monetary resources over time, taking into account the risks entailed in their projects. ... Typical cancelled personal cheque as used in the U.S. A cheque (CwE) or check (AmE), thought to have developed from Persian چك chek, is a negotiable instrument instructing a financial institution to pay a specific amount of a specific currency from a specific demand account held in the maker/depositor... A checkmark or check (American English), or tick (British English) is a mark (✓) used to indicate the concept yes, for example yes, this has been verified or yes, I agree. Its opposite is the cross (✗), although the cross can also be positive, for example in elections. ... A board game is any game played with a premarked surface, with counters or pieces that are moved across the board. ... In games such as chess, shogi and xiangqi, a check is an immediate threat to capture the king. ... The king (♔♚) is the most important piece in the game of chess. ... The poker room at the Trump Taj Mahal, Atlantic City, NJ. Poker is a card game, the most popular of a class of games called vying games, in which players with fully or partially concealed cards make wagers into a central pot, which is awarded to the remaining player or... This article describes the common terms, rules, and procedures in the game, but does not cover the strategic impact of betting. ... A set of poker chips with denominations 100, 50, 25 & 10 Casino poker chips are special tokens representing a fixed amount of money. ... A raincheck is an informal agreement by a merchant to a customer to provide an item he has run out of at a later time at a specific price. ... A bill is a document requesting payment for goods and services previously supplied. ...

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"Check on It" is a song written, produced and recorded by American RandB singer Beyoncé for Destiny's Child's greatest-hits album, #1's and appears on select international versions of Knowles' second studio album B'Day.
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On January 31, 2006, "Check on It" passed the 200 million audience impressions mark in the United States, according to Mediabase.
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"Check On It" is not a weighty effort.
It is slated for an early 2006 release.
"Check On It" will keep Beyonce on the airwaves for a few months, but most of us are eagerly awaiting another pop moment from her as exhilarating as "Crazy In Love." She sings on "Check On It," "I can be a tease, but I really wanna please you." We will hold her to the promise.
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