check-in

noun \ ˈchek-ˌin \
Updated on: 16 Nov 2017

Definition of check-in

:an act or instance of checking in

First Known Use of check-in

1927


check in

verb

Definition of check in

intransitive verb
1 :to register at a hotel
2 :to report one's presence or arrival
  • check in at a convention
transitive verb
:to satisfy all requirements in returning
  • check in the equipment after using

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First Known Use of check in

1918


CHECK-IN Defined for English Language Learners

check-in

noun

Definition of check-in for English Language Learners

  • : the act or process of reporting that you have arrived at a hotel, an airport, etc. : the act or process of checking in; also : the time when people are allowed to check in

  • : the place where people go when they arrive at a hotel, airport, etc.


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