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spell-check

[spel-chek] /ˈspɛlˌtʃɛk/
verb (used with object)
1.
to process (a document) with a spell checker; check the spelling of.
noun, Also, spell check
2.
a check for misspellings by using a spell checker.
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Examples from the web for spell check
  • Please oh please spell check your comments my brain hurts when reading horribly spelled words.
  • The author must have used spell check without taking the time to do any editing or proofreading.
  • Search spell check web browser in your favorite search engine.
  • Founder of winning companies from spell check to biotech.
  • Peggy, you might make your point a little more eloquently if you use spell check.
  • The verbiage devoted to the denigration of spell check could fill a dictionary.
  • In an age of spell check and grammar check, errors reflect a carelessness that could be significant.
  • It seems that many of them have yet to have discovered spell check.
  • Please be sure that you spell check your listing before submitting.
  • No, the e-branch system does not allow you to spell check the content you enter into your site.
Word Origin and History for spell check
v.

"to use a computer's spell checker application on a document," by 1985. The applications themselves date to the late 1970s.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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