"If this checks out OK, I'll sign up tomorrow". This idiomatic use seems not to have been included as yet. __meco 08:49, 4 April 2007 (UTC)
Another, another meaning
I heard it used like this on TV: "I've got two weeks to go in this job before I quit. I've completely checked out." I think it means he/she doesn't care anymore. Tooironic 12:18, 25 February 2010 (UTC)
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1. (intransitive) To pay the bill, and record one's departure, as from a hotel.
- Be sure to check out before noon.
3. (intransitive) To confirm and pay for goods and services at a facility (e.g.: supermarket, online store, hotel) when leaving.
- Check it out! Best prices in town.
- Check this out! They just arrested the Mayor!
- When you're there, check out the Cheddar Cheese Museum! It's a hoot!
- Check us out on the Web at http://en.wiktionary.org!
7. (transitive) To examine, inspect, look at closely, ogle; to investigate.
- He was hanging out at the beach, checking out the young women in bikinis.
- He checked out the rumor, and managed to verify that it was true.
—msh210℠ 18:17, 7 June 2010 (UTC)
- Merged. Thank you, gentlemen.—msh210℠ 18:24, 11 June 2010 (UTC)