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General dictionaries General (28 matching dictionaries)
  1. checkmate: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. checkmate: Oxford Learner's Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. checkmate: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. checkmate: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. checkmate: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. checkmate: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Checkmate, checkmate: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. checkmate: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. checkmate: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. checkmate: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. checkmate: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. checkmate: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. Checkmate, checkmate: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. checkmate: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. checkmate: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. Checkmate (American TV series), Checkmate (B.G. album), Checkmate (Bengali TV series), Checkmate (Ghanaian Movie), Checkmate (Indian TV series), Checkmate (Nigerian TV series), Checkmate (TV series), Checkmate (The Prisoner), Checkmate (ballet), Checkmate (comics), Checkmate (disambiguation), Checkmate (play), Checkmate (short film), Checkmate: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  17. Checkmate: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  18. checkmate: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  19. checkmate: Rhymezone [home, info]
  20. Checkmate: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  21. checkmate: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  22. checkmate: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  23. checkmate: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  24. checkmate: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  25. checkmate: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  26. checkmate: Wikimedia Commons US English Pronunciations [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (1 matching dictionary)
  1. checkmate: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. checkmate: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (4 matching dictionaries)
  1. checkmate: Encyclopedia of Graphic Symbols [home, info]
  2. checkmate, checkmate: A Word A Day [home, info]
  3. Checkmate: AbbreviationZ [home, info]
  4. checkmate: Wordcraft Dictionary [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. checkmate: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

Sports dictionaries Sports (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Checkmate: Chess Dictionary [home, info]

Tech dictionaries Tech (1 matching dictionary)
  1. CHECKMATE: Space and Electronic Warfare Lexicon [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (checkmate)

noun:  a chess move constituting an inescapable and indefensible attack on the opponent's king
noun:  complete victory
verb:  place an opponent's king under an attack from which it cannot escape and thus ending the game ("Kasparov checkmated his opponent after only a few moves")

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