checklist

[ chek-list ]
/ ˈtʃɛkˌlɪst /

noun

Also check list. a list of items, as names or tasks, for comparison, verification, or other checking purposes.

verb (used with object)

to enter (an item) on a checklist.

verb (used without object)

to enter items on a checklist.

Origin of checklist

An Americanism dating back to 1850–55; check1 + list1
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checklist


n.

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

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