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4 definitions found
 for check out
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  check out \check` out"\ v. i.
     1. To vacate a room at a hotel, notel, etc. Converse of
        check in.
        [PJC]
  
     2. To die. [Colloq.]
        [PJC]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  check out \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 checkout counter
        (as at a supermarket or other retail store) where the
        prices may be totaled and the bill may be paid.
        [PJC]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  check out
      v 1: examine so as to determine accuracy, quality, or condition;
           "check the brakes"; "Check out the engine" [syn: check,
           check up on, look into, check out, suss out, check
           over, go over, check into]
      2: announce one's departure from a hotel [ant: check in, sign
         in]
      3: be verified or confirmed; pass inspection; "These stories
         don't check!" [syn: check, check out]
      4: trace; "We are running down a few tips" [syn: run down,
         check out]
      5: record, add up, and receive payment for items purchased; "She
         was checking out the apples that the customer had put on the
         conveyer belt"
      6: withdraw money by writing a check [syn: cheque, check
         out]
      7: try to learn someone's opinions and intentions; "I have to
         sound out the new professor" [syn: check out, sound out,
         feel out]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  87 Moby Thesaurus words for "check out":
     audit, autopsy, balance, balance the books, buy it, canvass,
     cash in, check, check and doublecheck, check in, check over,
     check up on, clock out, collate, confirm, conform, conk,
     correspond, croak, cross-check, demonstrate, die, double-check,
     dovetail, drop, drop off, examine, fit in, gee,
     give an examination, go over, go west, harmonize, have it,
     have the qualifications, inspect, inventory, jibe, kick in,
     kick off, kick the bucket, knock off, look at, look over,
     measure up, monitor, observe, overhaul, overlook, pass, pass away,
     pass out, pass over, pass under review, peer at, peg out, peruse,
     pipe off, pop off, pore over, postmortem, prove, punch out,
     qualify, recheck, review, ring out, run over, scan, scrutinize,
     set an examination, shove off, sign out, size, size up, square,
     step off, study, survey, take stock, take stock of,
     take the measure, tally, test, triple-check, validate, verify
  
  

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