- v. intransitive To confirm and pay for goods and services at a facility (e.g.: supermarket, online store, hotel) when leaving.
- v. transitive To withdraw (an item), as from a library, and have the withdrawal recorded.
- v. transitive To record (someone) as leaving the premises or as taking something therefrom, as from a library or shop.
- v. transitive To examine, inspect, look at closely, ogle; to investigate.
- v. transitive (computer science): To obtain source code from a repository.
- v. intransitive To become disinterested in an activity and cease to participate in more than a perfunctory manner; to become uncooperative.
- v. intransitive To become catatonic or otherwise nonresponsive.
- v. intransitive To leave in a hurry.
- v. intransitive, euphemistic, by extension To die.
- v. intransitive To prove (after an investigation) to be the case / in order.
“We went over to Port na Rón to check out the caves, like you suggested.”
“And residents rely on Shomrim because police don't have the resources to check out minor issues like a noise in the backyard but Shomrim does, said Jacob Daskal, a coordinator and founder of the Borough Park Shomrim patrol.”
“Is it any wonder, then, that primed with stories of universal peace and light awaiting us whenever we check out of this life—no matter what sort of life we have lived—death has become strangely attractive for many people, including many in the right-to-die and euthanasia crowd, which is powerfully influenced in turn by New Age spirituality and sensational tales of people returning from the land of the dead?”
“If we are fast, my mother and I, we can jump down the three metal steps of the train and check out the local offerings peddled by kerchiefed women: strawberries sold by the cup; jars of home-marinated mushrooms, their slippery caps glistening through glass; and fried pirozhki filled with cabbage, mouth-watering and greasy.”
“Tully, already nervous and regretting his decision to check out Mrs. Gorsich, started to knock on the door.”
“The X-1B flew only one more time, on January 23, 1958, when Armstrong and Stan Butchart air-dropped pilot Jack McKay for a zoom to 55,000 feet, one that did not slow enough at the top to check out reaction controls.”
“I had Commander Emon check out your Starfleet file.”
“I lower my arms, trying to check out the assortment of shedlike structures on the property when a commotion to the side of the house catches my attention.”
“With MSC test pilot Joseph S. Algranti, he went to Edwards in August 1966 to check out the LLRV.”
“E-mail her at firstname.lastname@example.org or check out her website: www.kimarmstrong.net.”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘check out’.
Euphemisms for the curiously common human pastime of dying.
Looking for tweets for check out.