Check verb - To keep from exceeding a desirable degree or level (as of expression).
Usage example: check your enthusiasm a bit, and think before you marry someone you just met
Keep is a synonym for check in restraint topic. In some cases you can use "Keep" instead the word "Check" as a verb or a noun.
Keep verb - To keep from exceeding a desirable degree or level (as of expression).
Usage example: at least try to keep your temper during the holiday meal
Check is a synonym for keep in delay topic. Sometimes you can use "Check" instead the word "Keep" as a verb or a noun, if it concerns topics such as restraint, prevent.
How words are described
|good||good check||good keep|
|full||full check||full keep|
|usual||usual check||usual keep|
|proper||proper check||proper keep|
|Other adjectives: single, harsh, small, powerful, massive, big, huge, bad, important, personal.|
Both words in one sentence
- Drowning My Rage: If Dokoku is really pissed, sake is the only thing that will keep his power in check and keep him from slaughtering his own minions.
- The Scions of Battlezone II depend on the central computer of their homeworld, Core, to keep them alive; possibly to keep their biometal augments in check.
Source: Terminally Dependent Society
- The pair struggle to keep their emotions in check, and also to keep them a secret.
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