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checkout

[chek-out] /ˈtʃɛkˌaʊt/
noun
1.
the procedure of vacating and paying for one's quarters at a hotel.
2.
the time before which a hotel room must be vacated if another day's charge is not to be made.
3.
an examination of fitness for performance:
The checkout of the new plane was successful.
4.
a series of sequential actions to familiarize oneself with new equipment.
5.
itemization and collection of amounts due for purchases:
Retailers need to improve online checkout.
6.
Also called checkout counter. a counter where customers pay for purchases:
The supermarket has five checkouts.
Origin of checkout
1920-1925
1920-25, Americanism; noun use of verb phrase check out
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check out

verb (adverb)
1.
(intransitive) to pay the bill and depart, esp from a hotel
2.
(intransitive) to depart from a place; record one's departure from work
3.
to investigate or prove to be in order after investigation: the police checked out all the statements, their credentials checked out
4.
(transitive) (informal) to have a look at; inspect: check out the wally in the pink shirt
noun
5.
  1. the latest time for vacating a room in a hotel, etc
  2. (as modifier): checkout time
6.
a counter, esp in a supermarket, where customers pay
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Word Origin and History for checkout
n.

1944, from check (v.) + out (adv.). Originally "training given to a pilot for using a specific aircraft;" hotel sense is from 1958.

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