from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The act, time, or place of checking out, as at a hotel, library, or supermarket.
- n. A test, as of a machine, for proper functioning.
- n. An investigation; an inspection.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. the process of checking out of a hotel, or the latest time to vacate a room in one
- n. the process of checking out items at a supermarket or library
- n. the place in a supermarket where this is done
- n. a test to see if some device is functioning properly
- n. an inspection or investigation
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- intransitive v. To vacate a room at a hotel, notel, etc. Converse of
- intransitive v. To die.
- transitive v. To inspect or examine.
- transitive v. To make a record of having borrowed (something) for temporary use
- transitive v. 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.
- n. the latest time for vacating a hotel room without being charged for extra time.
- n. A counter in a supermarket or other retail store where one pays for one's purchases.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The termination of a coal-seam by the meeting of roof and floor.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. be verified or confirmed; pass inspection
- v. withdraw money by writing a check
- v. trace
- v. try to learn someone's opinions and intentions
- v. announce one's departure from a hotel
- v. examine so as to determine accuracy, quality, or condition
- v. record, add up, and receive payment for items purchased
- n. the latest time for vacating a hotel room
- n. a counter in a supermarket where you pay for your purchases
- n. the act of inspecting or verifying
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