check\ off

v
To put a mark beside (the name of a person or thing on a list) to show that it has been counted.

The teacher checked off each pupil as he got on the bus.

Bill wrote down the names of all the states he could remember, and then he checked them off against the list in his book.

Compare: tick off

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