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noun check·out \ˈchek-ˌau̇t\

Simple Definition of checkout

  • : the action or an instance of leaving your room in a hotel, motel, etc., after you are finished staying there

  • : the time by which you must leave your room when you have finished staying in a hotel, motel, etc.

  • : the place or area where goods are paid for in a store (such as a supermarket)

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of checkout

  1. 1 :  the action or an instance of checking out

  2. 2 :  the time at which a lodger must vacate a room (as in a hotel) or be charged for retaining it

  3. 3 :  a counter or area in a store where goods are checked out

  4. 4 a :  the action of examining and testing something for performance, suitability, or readiness b :  the action of familiarizing oneself with the operation of a mechanical thing (as an airplane)

Examples of checkout in a sentence

  1. She paid for the room at checkout.

  2. There was a long line at the checkout.



1933

First Known Use of checkout

1933


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