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1.
The process by which someone puts another individual in their place verbally or physically either in a joking manner or a serious beatdown.
Chris Brown checked Rihanna in his Rented Lambo when that bitch mouthed off.
by Shade McMillen May 27, 2009
 
2.
(verb) To directly disgrace someone with shame; an abrasive verbal attack.
"My wife was getting out of line so I put her in check."

"They weren't locals, so I checked them to let them know they're in my town."
by Shabu July 01, 2007