Definition of checkout
1 : the action or an instance of checking out
2 : the time at which a lodger must vacate a room (as in a hotel) or be charged for retaining it
3 : a counter or area in a store where goods are checked out
4a : the action of examining and testing something for performance, suitability, or readinessb : the action of familiarizing oneself with the operation of a mechanical thing (such as an airplane)
Examples of checkout in a Sentence
She paid for the room at checkout.
There was a long line at the checkout.
Recent Examples of checkout from the Web
Theft, Lear Road: On May 28, an employee at the Avon Lake Food Mart reported a man stole a money bag from a drawer behind the checkout counter.
Florida Resident Rates features 30 percent off best rates, late checkout and free Trump Kids program amenities as well as complimentary golf for kids 15 and under with accompanying adult on select courses.
Copies of the book are available for checkout at Mary Cheney Library, 586 Main St., and Whiton Branch Library.
Sometimes these elements are beyond your control, such as big portions at restaurants, junk food at a checkout counter or the candy dish at the reception desk.
Other coupon fraudsters are careful to use self checkout at large stores, as Wattigney advised one customer in a message included in the indictment.
Where it's checked: In keychain USB drives, mouses, and PDAs now; at Piggly Wiggly checkout counters and on cell phones this summer.
These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'checkout'. Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.
First Known Use of checkout
CHECKOUT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of checkout for English Language Learners
: 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)
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up checkout? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).