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Noun: checkout  'chek,awt
  1. The act of inspecting or verifying
    - check, check-out procedure
     
  2. The latest time for vacating a hotel room
    "the checkout here is 12 noon";
    - checkout time
     
  3. A counter in a supermarket where you pay for your purchases
    - checkout counter
Verb: check out  chek awt
  1. Examine so as to determine accuracy, quality, or condition
    "Check out the engine";
    - check, check up on, look into, suss out [Brit], check over, go over, check into, sus [Brit], suss [Brit]
     
  2. Announce one's departure from a hotel
     
  3. Be verified or confirmed; pass inspection
    "These stories don't check out!";
    - check
     
  4. Trace
    "We are checking out a few tips";
    - run down
     
  5. Record, add up, and receive payment for items purchased
    "She was checking out the apples that the customer had put on the conveyer belt"
     
  6. [US] Withdraw money by writing a check
    - cheque [Brit, Cdn], check
     
  7. Try to learn someone's opinions and intentions
    "I have to check out the new professor";
    - sound out, feel out

Derived forms: checked out, checkouts, checks out, checking out

Type of: act on, analyse [Brit, Cdn], analyze [N. Amer], canvas, canvass, counter, departure time, draw, draw off, examine, follow up on, inspection, pursue, query, question, report, review, study, take out, time of departure, withdraw

Antonym: check in

Encyclopedia: Checkout