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checkup

[ chek-uhp ]

noun

  1. a comprehensive physical examination:

    He went to the doctor for a checkup.

  2. an examination or close scrutiny, as for verification, accuracy, or comparison:

    They gave the motor a checkup.



checkup

/ ˈtʃɛkˌʌp /

noun

  1. an examination to see if something is in order
  2. med a medical examination, esp one taken at regular intervals to verify a normal state of health or discover a disease in its early stages


verb

  1. intr, adverbsometimes foll byon to investigate or make an inquiry into (a person's character, evidence, etc), esp when suspicions have been aroused
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Word History and Origins

Origin of checkup1

1885–90, Americanism; noun use of verb phrase check up
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Example Sentences

Chairman Eric Jing said last week, in the wake of the company’s collapsed IPO, that Ant appreciated the “guidance and help” from regulators and is “looking into the mirror, finding out our shortcomings, and conducting a body checkup.”

From Fortune

In some cases, doctors and nurses in certain specialties have been shifted to take care of coronavirus patients while Americans have had to put off routine cancer screenings or heart checkups.

From Fortune

If possible or needed, a pre-Zoom meeting checkup with the less technically inclined members of your group can be useful.

His condition is treated with medication, according to his father, and extensive checkups and lab work every three months.

Save your state’s checkup page and review it repeatedly, if you want.

So then why end up here versus the primary care equivalent of a Midas for a simple checkup?

A few men who felt sick came for a checkup with a volunteer cardiologist, Irina Gord.

The procedure, anesthesia, and a checkup two weeks after total up to 550 dollars.

When I went back for my six-week checkup with the midwife, she had started the second book.

Medicine has advanced a long way since your last checkup, my friend.

Just a routine checkup to clarify some points we're interested in.

He was still standing there when the checkup squad marched in and arrested him for gross dereliction of duty.

One of the last to be removed was Mrs. Hawthorne, who would be sent to Riverview Hospital for a complete checkup.

And he'd had his usual monthly checkup not more than ten days ago, only to be assured there was nothing wrong with him.

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