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checklist

[chek-list] /ˈtʃɛkˌlɪst/
noun
1.
Also, check list. a list of items, as names or tasks, for comparison, verification, or other checking purposes.
verb (used with object)
2.
to enter (an item) on a checklist.
verb (used without object)
3.
to enter items on a checklist.
Origin
1850-1855
1850-55, Americanism; check1 + list1
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Examples from the web for checklist
  • There's a checklist, and soldiers are trained to follow checklists.
  • After that checklist is complete, a well-functioning ship is usually given more to do.
  • There is also a checklist for people to use when considering a cosmetic surgeon.
  • And they don't add up to much more than a checklist of tricks.
  • You'll want to make several copies of this checklist and fill one out for each home you tour.
  • Use this checklist to ensure you have everything the lender will ask for in order to complete your application.
Word Origin and History for checklist
n.

also check-list, 1853, American English, from check + list (n.). Two words until c.1880; hyphenated until late 20c.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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