check up - definition and synonyms

phrasal verb [intransitive] British
present tense
I/you/we/theycheck up
he/she/itchecks up
present participlechecking up
past tensechecked up
past participlechecked up
  1. to make certain about something by checking it

    I’m not sure what time the train leaves – we’d better check up.

See also main entry: check