Definition of check out phrasal verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

  

check out

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Phrasal Verbs
to be found to be true or acceptable after being examined The local police found her story didn't check out.
 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)

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  1. 1to find out if something is correct, or if somebody is acceptable The police are checking out his alibi. We'll have to check him out before we employ him.
  2. 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.
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