check over - definition and synonyms

phrasal verb [transitive]
present tense
I/you/we/theycheck over
he/she/itchecks over
present participlechecking over
past tensechecked over
past participlechecked over
  1. 1
    same as check1 (sense 1)

    All written work should be checked over for spelling mistakes.

  2. 2
    check someone over to examine someone to find out whether there is anything wrong with them

    The nurse began checking him over.

See also main entry: check