check out something


check out something
check out (something) to pay for something you are buying or to let someone record what you are borrowing.

To complete your online purchase, check out by clicking on the icon below.

Ty checked another three books out of the library this afternoon.


New idioms dictionary. 2014.

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  • check out something — check out (someone/something) to discover the facts about someone or something. Not one of the places I checked out seemed right for the wedding. We checked out his story, and his boss says he really was at work that day. Usage notes: often used… …   New idioms dictionary

  • check out — (something) to pay for something you are buying or to let someone record what you are borrowing. To complete your online purchase, check out by clicking on the icon below. Ty checked another three books out of the library this afternoon …   New idioms dictionary

  • check out — 1) PHR V ERG When you check out of a hotel or clinic where you have been staying, or if someone checks you out, you pay the bill and leave. [V P of n] They packed and checked out of the hotel... [V P] I was disappointed to miss Bryan, who had… …   English dictionary

  • check out — {v.} 1a. To pay your hotel bill and leave. * /The last guests checked out of their rooms in the morning./ Contrast: CHECK IN. 1b. {informal} To go away; leave. * /I hoped our guest would stay but he had to check out before Monday./ Compare: CHECK …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • check out — {v.} 1a. To pay your hotel bill and leave. * /The last guests checked out of their rooms in the morning./ Contrast: CHECK IN. 1b. {informal} To go away; leave. * /I hoped our guest would stay but he had to check out before Monday./ Compare: CHECK …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • check out someone — check out (someone/something) to discover the facts about someone or something. Not one of the places I checked out seemed right for the wedding. We checked out his story, and his boss says he really was at work that day. Usage notes: often used… …   New idioms dictionary

  • check out — (someone/something) to discover the facts about someone or something. Not one of the places I checked out seemed right for the wedding. We checked out his story, and his boss says he really was at work that day. Usage notes: often used in the… …   New idioms dictionary

  • check out — v. t. 1. To inspect or examine. [Colloq.] [PJC] 2. To make a record of having borrowed (something) for temporary use; as, to check out a book at the library; to check out equipment from a depository. [PJC] 3. To bring (items to be purchased) to a …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • check|out — «CHEHK OWT», noun. 1. an inspection or test, especially of the readiness for performance of something. 2. U.S. the checking off of items at a checkout counter …   Useful english dictionary

  • check out — verb 1. examine so as to determine accuracy, quality, or condition (Freq. 6) check the brakes Check out the engine • Syn: ↑check, ↑check up on, ↑look into, ↑suss out, ↑check …   Useful english dictionary