Definition of spellcheck in English:

spellcheck

Syllabification: spell·check
Pronunciation: /ˈspelˌCHek
 
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verb

[with object]
  • Check the spelling in (a text) using a spellchecker.
    More example sentences
    • From a visitors point of view if you couldn't be bothered spellchecking your website then how good can your product really be?
    • Earlier this week, someone at the NZ Herald must have hit the wrong buttons when spellchecking this story.
    • Once you've written, rewritten, spellchecked, and proofread your newsletter in the word processor, copy and paste it into the body of your email program.

noun

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  • 1A check of the spelling in a file of text using a spellchecker.
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    • I don't run an anti-virus or spellcheck program, and I don't believe in installing patches or defragmenting my hard drive.
    • They'll also see a new tool that provides a kind of universal spellcheck service regardless of what application is being used.
    • They understand software, surfing and spellchecks.
  • 1.1A spellchecker.
    More example sentences
    • A new spellcheck is a valuable addition, as is the enhanced search-and-replace function.
    • Why don't people use the computer spellcheck?
    • The spellcheck didn't like 34G and asked if I wanted to change it to Agamemnon.

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