checklist

[[t]tʃe̱klɪst[/t]]
checklists
N-COUNT: usu with supp, oft N of n
A checklist is a list of all the things that you need to do, information that you want to find out, or things that you need to take somewhere, which you make in order to ensure that you do not forget anything.

Make a checklist of the tools and materials you will need for each part of the job.

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  • checklist — check‧list [ˈtʆekˌlɪst] noun [countable] a list of things you need or have to do for a particular job or activity, written to help you remember to get or to do these things: • Use your tax return as a financial planning checklist for next year. * …   Financial and business terms

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  • checklist — (n.) 1853, American Engliah, from CHECK (Cf. check) + LIST (Cf. list) (n.). Two words until c.1880; hyphenated until late 20c …   Etymology dictionary

  • checklist — ► NOUN ▪ a list of items required or things to be done or considered …   English terms dictionary

  • checklist — ☆ checklist [chek′list΄ ] n. a list of things, names, etc. to be checked off or referred to for verifying, comparing, ordering, etc.: also check list …   English World dictionary

  • Checklist — A checklist is a type of informational job aid used to reduce failure by compensating for potential limits of human memory and attention. It helps to ensure consistency and completeness in carrying out a task. A basic example is the to do list. A …   Wikipedia

  • checklist — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ useful ▪ mental VERB + CHECKLIST ▪ have ▪ use ▪ draw up …   Collocations dictionary

  • Checklist — Une liste de vérification, ou check list, est une opération consistant à vérifier méthodiquement les étapes nécessaires d’une procédure pour qu’elle se déroule avec le maximum de sécurité. Cette opération se déroule généralement à voix haute… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • checklist — n. 1) to compile, make up a checklist 2) to go down, go through a checklist * * * go through a checklist make up a checklist to compile to go down …   Combinatory dictionary

  • checklist — UK [ˈtʃekˌlɪst] / US noun [countable] Word forms checklist : singular checklist plural checklists a list of all the things you need to do or consider We ran through the checklist of equipment …   English dictionary

  • checklist — noun Date: 1853 a list of things to be checked or done < a pilot s checklist before takeoff >; also a comprehensive list < a checklist of bird species > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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