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From the verb phrase check out.


checkout (countable and uncountable, plural checkouts)

  1. The process of checking out of a hotel, or the latest time to vacate a room in one.
  2. The process of checking out items at a supermarket or library.
  3. The place in a supermarket where this is done.
  4. (Internet, by extension) The process of confirming and paying for an online purchase.
  5. A test to see if some device is functioning properly.
  6. An inspection or investigation.
  7. (darts) The number of points that a player scores on their final, winning visit to the oche.

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Unadapted borrowing from English checkout.


  • IPA(key): /t͡ʃeˈkaut/ [t͡ʃeˈkau̯t̪]
  • Rhymes: -aut


checkout m (plural checkouts)

  1. checkout (in a hotel)

Usage notes[edit]

According to Royal Spanish Academy (RAE) prescriptions, unadapted foreign words should be written in italics in a text printed in roman type, and vice versa, and in quotation marks in a manuscript text or when italics are not available. In practice, this RAE prescription is not always followed.