check into

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Verb[edit]

check into (third-person singular simple present checks into, present participle checking into, simple past and past participle checked into)

  1. (transitive) To formally announce one's arrival at a location or event to a proprietor or employee of that location or event in order to secure admission, accommodations, or other services.
    • 2008, Billy Barry, A Trash Hauler in Vietnam: Memoir of Four Tactical Airlift Tours, 1965-1968
      We left Tan Son Nhut and checked into the Globe. Unfortunately, the hotel was all but full for the first time, and since rooms were short, our crew checked into just two suites rather than three rooms.

Usage note[edit]

Most commonly used in association with hotels.

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