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Check vs. Control — What's the Difference?

Edited by Tayyaba Rehman — By Maham Liaqat — Updated on March 19, 2024
"Check" implies verifying or inspecting to ensure correctness or safety, while "Control" involves directing, managing, or regulating to achieve desired outcomes or maintain standards.
Check vs. Control — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Check and Control

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Key Differences

Checking involves the process of verifying, inspecting, or examining something to ensure its correctness, safety, or suitability. This could be as simple as checking one's work for errors, checking the weather before heading out, or performing a security check at an airport. Control, on the other hand, refers to the ability to influence, direct, manage, or regulate something to achieve a desired outcome. Controlling involves making decisions and taking actions to maintain standards, achieve goals, or influence behaviors.
In the context of quality assurance, checking might involve conducting tests or reviews to ensure a product meets certain standards before it is released. Control in this context would involve the systems and processes put in place to ensure that every aspect of production meets quality standards consistently, such as controlling the quality of raw materials or the manufacturing environment.
In a financial context, one might check their bank account balance to verify funds before making a purchase. Controlling finances, however, involves managing income, expenses, and investments to maintain financial health and achieve financial goals.
In scientific experiments, checking could refer to verifying the setup before beginning an experiment, ensuring that all equipment is functioning and all variables are accounted for. Control in experiments refers to maintaining constant conditions or using control groups to ensure that the results can be attributed to the variable being tested, rather than external factors.
In the realm of software, checking might involve testing code for bugs or errors, while controlling would involve writing and managing the code in a way that ensures the software functions as intended under various conditions.
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While both checking and controlling are important in various contexts for ensuring safety, quality, and effectiveness, checking is more about verification and inspection, whereas control is about influence, direction, and regulation.

Comparison Chart

Definition

To verify, inspect, or examine to ensure correctness or safety.
To influence, direct, manage, or regulate for desired outcomes.

Purpose

Preventive measure to identify potential issues.
To maintain standards, achieve goals, or influence behaviors.

Contexts

Quality checks, safety inspections, verifications.
Managing operations, regulating processes, directing actions.

Outcome

Ensuring suitability or readiness.
Achieving or maintaining a desired state or standard.

Example in Technology

Checking software for bugs before release.
Controlling access to software features based on user roles.

Compare with Definitions

Check

To examine something to determine accuracy, quality, or condition.
The engineer checked the structure for any signs of weakness.

Control

The ability to influence or direct people's behavior or the course of events.
The manager has control over the project's budget and resources.

Check

The act of verifying the presence or correctness of something.
She did a quick check of her emails before starting her day.

Control

To regulate or manage an operation or process.
The software system controls the temperature within the greenhouse.

Check

An inspection to confirm safety or functionality.
The safety officer conducted a fire safety check of the building.

Control

The power to restrain or hold back, maintaining dominance.
The teacher maintained control over the classroom, ensuring a conducive learning environment.

Check

A preventive action to avoid potential problems.
The pilot performed a final check of the aircraft systems before takeoff.

Control

To operate or command a device or system.
The pilot controls the aircraft through the cockpit controls.

Check

To pause or stop something momentarily to assess or adjust.
He checked the boiling pot to make sure it wasn't overflowing.

Control

The standard or reference in experiments used to compare results.
The control group received a placebo to compare the drug's effects.

Check

Stop or slow the progress of (something, typically something undesirable)
Efforts were made to check the disease

Control

The power to influence or direct people's behaviour or the course of events
The whole operation is under the control of a production manager
The situation was slipping out of her control

Check

(of a passenger) consign (baggage) to the care of the transport provider with whom they are travelling
I checked my bag and got my boarding pass

Control

A person or thing used as a standard of comparison for checking the results of a survey or experiment
Platelet activity was higher in patients with the disease than in the controls

Check

Mark or click on (a box) in order to select a particular option on a form, questionnaire, etc.
Users who want privacy should check the box that prevents your files from being shared

Control

A member of an intelligence organization who personally directs the activities of a spy
He sat with his KGB control as the details of his new assignment were explained

Check

Move a piece or pawn to a square where it attacks (the opposing king)
He moves his knight to check my king again

Control

A high card that will prevent the opponents from establishing a particular suit
He has controls in both minor suits

Check

(in poker) choose not to make a bet when called upon, allowing another player to do so instead.

Control

Determine the behaviour or supervise the running of
He was appointed to control the company's marketing strategy

Check

(of a hound) pause to make sure of or regain a scent.

Control

Take into account (an extraneous factor that might affect the results of an experiment)
No attempt was made to control for variations

Check

An examination to test or ascertain accuracy, quality, or satisfactory condition
A campaign calling for regular checks on gas appliances
A health check

Control

To exercise authoritative or dominating influence over; direct
The majority party controls the legislative agenda.

Check

A stopping or slowing of progress
There was no check to the expansion of the market

Control

To adjust to a requirement; regulate
Rules that control trading on the stock market.
Valves that control the flow of water.

Check

A move by which a piece or pawn directly attacks the opponent's king and by which the king may be checkmated.

Control

To hold in restraint; check
Struggled to control my temper.

Check

US spelling of cheque

Control

To reduce or prevent the spread of
Used a pesticide to control insects.
Controlled the fire by dousing it with water.

Check

A token of identification for left luggage.

Control

To verify or regulate (a scientific experiment) by conducting a parallel experiment or by comparing with another standard.

Check

A counter used as a stake in a gambling game.

Control

To verify (a financial account, for example) by using a duplicate register for comparison.

Check

Another term for tick (sense 1 of the noun)

Control

Authority or ability to manage or direct
Lost control of the skidding car.
The leaders in control of the country.

Check

A part of a piano which catches the hammer and prevents it retouching the strings.

Control

One that controls; a controlling agent, device, or organization.

Check

A crack or flaw in timber.

Control

An instrument.

Check

A pattern of small squares
A fine black-and-white check

Control

Controls A set of such instruments.

Check

Expressing assent or agreement.

Control

A restraining device, measure, or limit; a curb
A control on prices.
Price controls.

Check

Used by a chess player to announce that the opponent's king has been placed in check.

Control

A standard of comparison for checking or verifying the results of a scientific experiment.

Check

Having a checked pattern
A blue check T-shirt

Control

An individual or group used as a standard of comparison in a scientific experiment, as a group of subjects given an inactive substance in an experiment testing a new drug administered to another group of subjects.

Check

The act or an instance of inspecting or testing something, as for accuracy or quality
Gave the paper a final check.

Control

An intelligence agent who supervises or instructs another agent.

Check

A standard for inspecting or evaluating; a test
The condition of the wiring can serve as a check for the level of the seller's home maintenance.

Control

A spirit presumed to speak or act through a medium.

Check

A check mark.

Control

(transitive) To exercise influence over; to suggest or dictate the behavior of.
With a simple remote, he could control the toy truck.

Check

A ticket or slip of identification
A baggage check.

Control

(construed with for) To design (an experiment) so that the effects of one or more variables are reduced or eliminated.

Check

A bill at a restaurant or bar.

Control

To verify the accuracy of (something or someone, especially a financial account) by comparison with another account.

Check

A chip or counter used in gambling.

Control

To call to account, to take to task, to challenge.

Check

Something that stops or slows down motion, action, or expression; a restraint
Heavy rains were a check on the army's advance.

Control

(transitive) To hold in check, to curb, to restrain.

Check

The condition of being stopped or held back; restraint
Kept my temper in check.
Holding agricultural pests in check with sprays.

Control

Influence or authority over something.
The government has complete control over the situation.

Check

A stopping or slowing down of something
"The medicines ... gave a check to the disorder that was destroying him" (Richard Henry Dana).

Control

The method and means of governing the performance of any apparatus, machine or system, such as a lever, handle or button.

Check

(Sports) The act of blocking or impeding an opponent with the puck in ice hockey, either with one's body or one's stick.

Control

Restraint or ability to contain one's movements or emotions, or self-control.

Check

A written order to a bank to pay the amount specified from funds on deposit; a draft.

Control

A security mechanism, policy, or procedure that can counter system attack, reduce risks, and resolve vulnerabilities; a safeguard or countermeasure.

Check

A pattern of small squares, as on a chessboard.

Control

(project management) A means of monitoring for, and triggering intervention in, activities that are not going according to plan.

Check

One of the squares of such a pattern.

Control

A control group or control experiment.

Check

A fabric patterned with squares
A dress of pale green check.

Control

A duplicate book, register, or account, kept to correct or check another account or register.

Check

A move in chess that directly attacks an opponent's king but does not constitute a checkmate.

Control

(graphical user interface) An interface element that a computer user interacts with, such as a window or a text box Ctrl.

Check

The position or condition of a king so attacked.

Control

(climatology) Any of the physical factors determining the climate of a place, such as latitude, distribution of land and water, altitude, exposure, prevailing winds, permanent high- or low-barometric-pressure areas, ocean currents, mountain barriers, soil, and vegetation.

Check

A small crack; a chink.

Control

(linguistics) A construction in which the understood subject of a given predicate is determined by an expression in context. See control.

Check

(Games) Used to declare that a chess opponent's king is in check.

Control

A spirit that takes possession of a psychic or medium and allows other spirits to communicate with the living.

Check

(Informal) Used to express agreement or understanding.

Control

A checkpoint along an audax route.

Check

To inspect so as to determine accuracy, quality, or other condition; test
Checked the brakes for wear.
Checked the paper for misspellings.

Control

A duplicate book, register, or account, kept to correct or check another account or register; a counter register.

Check

To verify by consulting a source or authority
Checked her facts before speaking.
Check a spelling in the dictionary.

Control

That which serves to check, restrain, or hinder; restraint.

Check

To put a check mark on or next to
Checked off each item on the list.

Control

Power or authority to check or restrain; restraining or regulating influence; superintendence; government; as, children should be under parental control.
The House of Commons should exercise a control over all the departments of the executive administration.

Check

To arrest or slow the motion or progress of
Checked the flow by shutting a valve.

Control

The complete apparatus used to control a mechanism or machine in operation, as a flying machine in flight;

Check

To hold in restraint; curb
Check an impulse to laugh.

Control

Any of the physical factors determining the climate of any particular place, as latitude,distribution of land and water, altitude, exposure, prevailing winds, permanent high- or low-barometric-pressure areas, ocean currents, mountain barriers, soil, and vegetation.

Check

(Baseball) To stop (the swing of the bat) in an attempt to avoid swinging at a pitch that is out of the strike zone
The batter checked his swing, and the pitch was called a ball.

Control

In research, an object or subject used in an experimental procedure, which is treated identically to the primary subject of the experiment, except for the omission of the specific treatment or conditions whose effect is being investigated. If the control is a group of living organisms, as is common in medical research, it is called the control group.

Check

(Sports) To block or impede (an opposing player with the ball or puck), as in ice hockey, by using one's body or one's stick.

Control

The part of an experimental procedure in which the controls{6} are subjected to the experimental conditions.

Check

To deposit or consign for safekeeping or shipment
Checked his coat at the door.
Checked my bags and boarded the plane.

Control

The group of technical specialists exercising control by remote communications over a distant operation, such as a space flight; as, the American Mission Control for manned flights is located in Houston.

Check

(Games) To move in chess so as to put (an opponent's king) under direct attack.

Control

To check by a counter register or duplicate account; to prove by counter statements; to confute.
This report was controlled to be false.

Check

To make cracks or chinks in
Sunlight dried and checked the paint.

Control

To exercise restraining or governing influence over; to check; to counteract; to restrain; to regulate; to govern; to overpower.
Give me a staff of honor for mine age,But not a scepter to control the world.
I feel my virtue struggling in my soul:But stronger passion does its power control.

Check

To make an examination or investigation; inquire
Phoned to check on the departure time.
Checked into the rumor.

Control

To assure the validity of an experimental procedure by using a control{7}.

Check

To be verified or confirmed; pass inspection
The suspect's story checked out.

Control

Power to direct or determine;
Under control

Check

To agree point for point; correspond
The fingerprints checked with the ones on file.

Control

A relation of constraint of one entity (thing or person or group) by another;
Measures for the control of disease
They instituted controls over drinking on campus

Check

(Sports) To block or impede an opposing player with the ball or puck, as in ice hockey.

Control

(physiology) regulation or maintenance of a function or action or reflex etc;
The timing and control of his movements were unimpaired
He had lost control of his sphincters

Check

To come to an abrupt halt; stop
The soldiers rushed into the room but checked when they saw their commander.

Control

A standard against which other conditions can be compared in a scientific experiment;
The control condition was inappropriate for the conclusions he wished to draw

Check

To write a check on a bank account.

Control

The activity of managing or exerting control over something;
The control of the mob by the police was admirable

Check

To undergo cracking in a pattern of checks, as paint does.

Control

The state that exists when one person or group has power over another;
Her apparent dominance of her husband was really her attempt to make him pay attention to her

Check

To place a chess opponent's king in check.

Control

Discipline in personal and social activities;
He was a model of polite restraint
She never lost control of herself

Check

In certain card games, to announce that one is declining the option of making a bet.

Control

Great skillfulness and knowledge of some subject or activity;
A good command of French

Check

To pause to relocate a scent. Used of hunting dogs.

Control

The economic policy of controlling or limiting or curbing prices or wages etc.;
They wanted to repeal all the legislation that imposed economic controls

Check

To abandon the proper game and follow baser prey. Used of trained falcons.

Control

A mechanism that controls the operation of a machine;
The speed control on his turntable was not working properly
I turned the controls over to her

Check

(chess) A situation in which the king is directly threatened by an opposing piece. 14

Control

A spiritual agency that is assumed to assist the medium during a seance

Check

An inspection or examination.
I don't know if she will be there, but it's worth a check.

Control

Exercise authoritative control or power over;
Control the budget
Command the military forces

Check

A control; a limit or stop.
Checks and balances
The castle moat should hold the enemy in check.

Control

Lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits;
Moderate your alcohol intake
Hold your tongue
Hold your temper
Control your anger

Check

(US) A mark (especially a checkmark: ✓) used as an indicator.

Control

Handle and cause to function;
Do not operate machinery after imbibing alcohol
Control the lever

Check

(US) An order to a bank to pay money to a named person or entity.
I was not carrying cash, so I wrote a check for the amount.

Control

Control (others or oneself) or influence skillfully, usually to one's advantage;
She manipulates her boss
She is a very controlling mother and doesn't let her children grow up
The teacher knew how to keep the class in line
She keeps in line

Check

(US) A bill, particularly in a restaurant.
I summoned the waiter, paid the check, and hurried to leave.

Control

Verify or regulate by conducting a parallel experiment or comparing with another standard, of scientific experiments;
Are you controlling for the temperature?

Check

A maneuver performed by a player to take another player out of the play.
The hockey player gave a good hard check to obtain the puck.

Control

Verify by using a duplicate register for comparison;
Control an account

Check

A token used instead of cash in gaming machines, or in gambling generally.

Control

Be careful or certain to do something; make certain of something;
He verified that the valves were closed
See that the curtains are closed
Control the quality of the product

Check

A lengthwise separation through the growth rings in wood.

Control

Have a firm understanding or knowledge of; be on top of;
Do you control these data?

Check

A mark, certificate, or token by which errors may be prevented, or a thing or person may be identified.
A check given for baggage
A return check on a railroad

Check

(falconry) The forsaking by a hawk of its proper game to follow other birds. 15

Check

A small chink or crack.

Check

A pattern made up of a grid of squares of alternating colors; a checkered pattern.
The tablecloth had red and white checks.

Check

Any fabric woven with such a pattern.

Check

To inspect; to examine.
Check the oil in your car once a month.
Check whether this page has a watermark.

Check

To verify the accuracy of a text or translation, usually making some corrections (proofread) or many (copyedit).

Check

To mark items on a list (with a checkmark or by crossing them out) that have been chosen for keeping or removal or that have been dealt with (for example, completed or verified as correct or satisfactory).
Check the items on the list that interest you.
Check off the items that you've checked (inspected).
Check the correct answer to each question.

Check

To control, limit, or halt.
Check your enthusiasm during a negotiation.

Check

To verify or compare with a source of information.
Check your data against known values.

Check

To leave in safekeeping.
Check your hat and coat at the door.

Check

To leave with a shipping agent for shipping.
Check your bags at the ticket counter before the flight.

Check

To pass or bounce the ball to an opponent from behind the three-point line and have the opponent pass or bounce it back to start play.
He checked the ball and then proceeded to perform a perfect layup.
That basket doesn't count—you forgot to check!

Check

(sports) To disrupt another player with the stick or body to obtain possession of the ball or puck.
The hockey player checked the defenceman to obtain the puck.

Check

(poker) To announce that one is remaining in a hand without betting.
Tom didn't think he could win, so he checked.

Check

(chess) To make a move which puts an adversary's king in check; to put in check.

Check

To chide, rebuke, or reprove.

Check

(nautical) To slack or ease off, as a brace which is too stiffly extended.

Check

To crack or gape open, as wood in drying; or to crack in small checks, as varnish, paint, etc.

Check

To make checks or chinks in; to cause to crack.
The sun checks timber.

Check

To make a stop; to pause; with at.

Check

(obsolete) To clash or interfere.

Check

To act as a curb or restraint.

Check

(falconry) To turn, when in pursuit of proper game, and fly after other birds.

Check

(transitive) To mark with a check pattern.

Check

(heraldry) Divided into small squares (chequers) by transverse vertical and horizontal lines.

Check

A word of warning denoting that the king is in danger; such a menace of a player's king by an adversary's move as would, if it were any other piece, expose it to immediate capture. A king so menaced is said to be in check, and must be made safe at the next move.

Check

A condition of interrupted or impeded progress; arrest; stop; delay; as, to hold an enemy in check.
Which gave a remarkable check to the first progress of Christianity.
No check, no stay, this streamlet fears.

Check

Whatever arrests progress, or limits action; an obstacle, guard, restraint, or rebuff.
Useful check upon the administration of government.
A man whom no check could abash.

Check

A mark, certificate, or token, by which, errors may be prevented, or a thing or person may be identified; as, checks placed against items in an account; a check given for baggage; a return check on a railroad.

Check

A written order directing a bank or banker to pay money as therein stated. See Bank check, below.

Check

A woven or painted design in squares resembling the patten of a checkerboard; one of the squares of such a design; also, cloth having such a figure.

Check

The forsaking by a hawk of its proper game to follow other birds.

Check

Small chick or crack.

Check

To make a move which puts an adversary's piece, esp. his king, in check; to put in check.

Check

To put a sudden restraint upon; to stop temporarily; to hinder; to repress; to curb.
So many clogs to check and retard the headlong course of violence and oppression.

Check

To verify, to guard, to make secure, by means of a mark, token, or other check; to distinguish by a check; to put a mark against (an item) after comparing with an original or a counterpart in order to secure accuracy.

Check

To chide, rebuke, or reprove.
The good king, his master, will check him for it.

Check

To slack or ease off, as a brace which is too stiffly extended.

Check

To make checks or chinks in; to cause to crack; as, the sun checks timber.

Check

To leave (something) in the temporary custody of another; as, to check baggage; to check one's firearms at the door; to check one's coat at the cloakroom.

Check

To accept (something) for temporary custody from another; as, to check a customer's baggage; to check a customer's coat.

Check

To make a checkered pattern upon.

Check

To make a stop; to pause; - with at.
The mind, once jaded by an attempt above its power, either is disabled for the future, or else checks at any vigorous undertaking ever after.

Check

To clash or interfere.

Check

To act as a curb or restraint.
It [his presence] checks too strong upon me.

Check

To crack or gape open, as wood in drying; or to crack in small checks, as varnish, paint, etc.

Check

To turn, when in pursuit of proper game, and fly after other birds.
And like the haggard, check at every featherThat comes before his eye.

Check

Checkered; designed in checks.

Check

A written order directing a bank to pay money;
He paid all his bills by check

Check

An appraisal of the state of affairs;
They made an assay of the contents
A check on its dependability under stress

Check

The bill in a restaurant;
He asked the waiter for the check

Check

The state of inactivity following an interruption;
The negotiations were in arrest
Held them in check
During the halt he got some lunch
The momentary stay enabled him to escape the blow
He spent the entire stop in his seat

Check

Additional proof that something that was believed (some fact or hypothesis or theory) is correct;
Fossils provided further confirmation of the evolutionary theory

Check

The act of inspecting or verifying;
They made a check of their equipment
The pilot ran through the check-out procedure

Check

A mark indicating that something has been noted or completed etc.;
As he called the role he put a check mark by each student's name

Check

Something immaterial that interferes with or delays action or progress

Check

A mark left after a small piece has been chopped or broken off of something

Check

A textile pattern of squares or crossed lines (resembling a checkerboard);
She wore a skirt with checks

Check

The act of restraining power or action or limiting excess;
His common sense is a bridle to his quick temper

Check

Obstructing an opponent in ice hockey

Check

(chess) a direct attack on an opponent's king

Check

Examine so as to determine accuracy, quality, or condition;
Check the brakes
Check out the engine

Check

Make an examination or investigation;
Check into the rumor
Check the time of the class

Check

Be careful or certain to do something; make certain of something;
He verified that the valves were closed
See that the curtains are closed
Control the quality of the product

Check

Lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits;
Moderate your alcohol intake
Hold your tongue
Hold your temper
Control your anger

Check

Stop for a moment, as if out of uncertainty or caution;
She checked for an instant and missed a step

Check

Put a check mark on or next to;
Please check each name on the list
Tick off the items

Check

Slow the growth or development of;
The brain damage will retard the child's language development

Check

Be verified or confirmed; pass inspection;
These stories don't check!

Check

Be compatible, similar or consistent; coincide in their characteristics;
The two stories don't agree in many details
The handwriting checks with the signature on the check
The suspect's fingerprints don't match those on the gun

Check

Block or impede (a player from the opposing team) in ice hockey

Check

Train by instruction and practice; especially to teach self-control;
Parents must discipline their children
Is this dog trained?

Check

Consign for shipment on a vehicle;
Check your luggage before boarding

Check

Hand over something to somebody as for temporary safekeeping;
Check your coat at the door

Check

Abandon the intended prey, turn, and pursue an inferior prey, of falcons

Check

Stop in a chase especially when scent is lost;
The dog checked

Check

Mark into squares or draw squares on; draw crossed lines on

Check

Decline to initiate betting

Check

Hold back, as of a danger or an enemy; check the expansion or influence of;
Arrest the downward trend
Check the growth of communism in Sout East Asia
Contain the rebel movement
Turn back the tide of communism

Check

Place into check;
He checked my kings

Check

Write out a check on a bank account

Check

Find out, learn, or determine with certainty, usually by making an inquiry or other effort;
I want to see whether she speaks French
See whether it works
Find out if he speaks Russian
Check whether the train leaves on time

Check

Verify by consulting a source or authority;
Check the spelling of this word
Check your facts

Check

Arrest the motion (of something) abruptly;
He checked the flow of water by shutting off the main valve

Check

Make cracks or chinks in;
The heat checked the paint

Check

Become fractured; break or crack on the surface only;
The glass cracked when it was heated

Common Curiosities

Is a safety check important before operating machinery?

Yes, a safety check is crucial before operating machinery to ensure that it is in good working condition and safe to use, thereby preventing accidents.

Can you control the outcome of an experiment?

Yes, controlling an experiment involves managing variables and conditions to ensure that the outcome can be reliably attributed to the variable being tested.

How do companies control production quality?

Companies control production quality by implementing systems and processes that regulate and manage every aspect of production, from raw materials to manufacturing conditions, to ensure consistent quality.

What role does a control group play in scientific research?

A control group in scientific research serves as a baseline to compare the effects of the variable being tested, ensuring that the results are due to the variable and not other factors.

How is quality control maintained in the food industry?

Quality control in the food industry is maintained through standards and regulations that govern hygiene, ingredients, and processing methods to ensure the safety and quality of food products.

Can a pilot control all aspects of a flight?

A pilot can control many aspects of a flight, including navigation, altitude, and speed, but some factors, like weather conditions, may be beyond their control.

How does one control their finances?

Controlling finances involves managing income, expenses, and investments in a way that maintains financial health and helps achieve personal financial goals.

What does a quality check entail?

A quality check entails inspecting or reviewing a product, service, or process to ensure that it meets established standards of quality.

What is the purpose of checking code in software development?

The purpose of checking code in software development is to test it for bugs, errors, or vulnerabilities to ensure that the software functions as intended.

How does traffic control work in urban areas?

Traffic control in urban areas involves regulating and directing the flow of vehicular and pedestrian traffic using signs, signals, and rules to prevent congestion and accidents.

What does it mean to check something?

To check something means to verify, inspect, or examine it to ensure its accuracy, quality, condition, or safety.

How does control differ from check?

Control involves directing, managing, or regulating something to achieve desired outcomes or maintain standards, while checking is about verifying or inspecting something for correctness or safety.

In what ways can an individual control their emotions?

An individual can control their emotions by employing techniques such as mindfulness, cognitive restructuring, and stress management to regulate their emotional responses.

How can one check the reliability of a source?

One can check the reliability of a source by verifying the author's credentials, examining the source's citations, and comparing the information with that from other reputable sources.

What does it mean to have a system check in computing?

A system check in computing involves running diagnostics and tests to ensure that all components of a computer or network are functioning properly and securely.

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