crosscheck UK US /ˈkrɒstʃek/ US  /ˈkrɑːs-/ /-ˈ-/ verb [I or T]
to make certain that information, a calculation, etc., is correct, by asking a different person or using a different method of calculation: »

We used to cross-check the information in the reports and never relied on a single source.

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • crosscheck — UK [ˈkrɒsˌtʃek] / US [ˈkrɔsˌtʃek] / US [ˌkrɔsˈtʃek] verb [transitive] Word forms crosscheck : present tense I/you/we/they crosscheck he/she/it crosschecks present participle crosschecking past tense crosschecked past participle crosschecked to… …   English dictionary

  • crosscheck — verb (T) to make certain that results or calculations are correct by using a different method of calculation from the one you first used crosscheck noun (C) …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • crosscheck — /krɒsˈtʃɛk/ (say kros chek), /ˈkrɒstʃɛk/ (say kroschek) verb (t) 1. to determine the accuracy of, usually by checking from different sources; recheck. –noun 2. such a check: a quick crosscheck of the figures …  

  • crosscheck — cross·check (krôsʹchĕk , krŏsʹ ) tr.v. cross·checked, cross·check·ing, cross·checks 1. To verify by comparing with parallel or supplementary data. 2. Sports. To check illegally in ice hockey by striking an opponent with one s hockey stick held in …   Universalium

  • crosscheck — 1. noun a) A penalty. b) A penalty where a player hits another player with the shaft of their lacrosse stick with their hands spread apart. 2. verb a) To hit another player with the …   Wiktionary

  • Crosscheck — Cross|check 〈[krɔ̣stʃɛk] m. 6; Sp.; (Eis )Hockey〉 das Behindern des Gegners durch einen regelwidrigen Einsatz des Schlägers [engl.] * * * Crọsscheck   [ tʃek; englisch check »Hindernis«] der, s/ s, Eishockey: regelwidriger Körperangriff mit hoch …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Crosscheck — Cross|check 〈[krɔ̣stʃɛk] m.; Gen.: s, Pl.: s; Sport; (Eis )Hockey〉 das Behindern des Gegners durch einen regelwidrigen Einsatz des Schlägers [Etym.: engl.] …   Lexikalische Deutsches Wörterbuch

  • Crosscheck — Cross|check [...tʃɛk] der; s, s <zu engl. check »Hindernis«> regelwidriger Körperangriff beim Eishockey mit hoch u. quergehaltenem Schläger …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • crosscheck — cross|check [ krɔs,tʃek, ,krɔs tʃek ] verb transitive to check that information is correct by checking it again using a different method ╾ cross|check noun count …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • crosscheck — n. double check; (Sports in ice hockey) check in an illegal way by hitting an opponent with one s hockey stick held in both hands and lifted off the ice …   English contemporary dictionary

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