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check outphrasal verb
- 1to be found to be true or acceptable after being examined The local police found her story didn't check out.
- 2to take the things you want to buy at a supermarket to a counter and pay for them As soon as I get a couple more items, I'll be ready to check out. related noun checkout (1)
to pay your bill and leave a hotel, etc. Guests should check out of their rooms by noon. I'm sorry, they aren't here. They checked out this morning. related noun checkout (2)jump to other results
check out (of…)
to enter the price of goods being bought in a supermarket into a cash register, so the total can be calculated and the customer can pay We'll be able to check more customers out if we open another register. related noun checkout (1)jump to other results
- 1to find out if something is correct, or if someone is acceptable The police are checking out his alibi. We'll have to check him out before we employ him.
- 2(informal) to look at or examine a person or thing that seems interesting or attractive Check out the prices at our new store! Hey, check out that car!
to borrow something from an official place, for example a book from a library The book has been checked out in your name.jump to other results