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Definition 1: examine so as to determine accuracy, quality, or condition - [verb of cognition]

Samples where check out or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • check the brakes
  • Check out the engine

Synonyms for check out in the sense of this definition

(check out is a kind of ...) consider in detail and subject to an analysis in order to discover essential features or meaning

"analyze a sonnet by Shakespeare" "analyze the evidence in a criminal trial" "analyze your real motives"

(... is a kind of check out ) follow with the eyes or the mind

"Keep an eye on the baby, please!" "The world is watching Sarajevo" "She followed the men with the binoculars"

(check out has a similar meaning as ...) put a check mark on or near or next to

"Please check each name on the list" "tick off the items" "mark off the units"

Definition 2: announce one's departure from a hotel - [verb of communication]

(check out is a kind of ...) announce one's presence

"I report to work every day at 9 o'clock"

Definition 3: try to learn someone's opinions and intentions - [verb of communication]

Samples where check out or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • I have to sound out the new professor

Synonyms for check out in the sense of this definition

(check out is a kind of ...) pose a question

Definition 4: record, add up, and receive payment for items purchased - [verb of possession]

Samples where check out or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • She was checking out the apples that the customer had put on the conveyer belt

(check out implies ...) obtain by purchase; acquire by means of a financial transaction

"The family purchased a new car" "The conglomerate acquired a new company" "She buys for the big department store"

Definition 5: withdraw money by writing a check - [verb of possession]

Synonyms for check out in the sense of this definition

(check out is a kind of ...) remove (a commodity) from (a supply source)

"She drew $2,000 from the account" "The doctors drew medical supplies from the hospital's emergency bank"

Samples where check out or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • We are running down a few tips

Synonyms for check out in the sense of this definition

(check out is a kind of ...) carry further or advance

"Can you act on this matter soon?"

Definition 7: be verified or confirmed; pass inspection - [verb of stative]

Samples where check out or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • These stories don't check!

Synonyms for check out in the sense of this definition

(check out has a similar meaning as ...) be compatible, similar or consistent; coincide in their characteristics

"The two stories don't agree in many details" "The handwriting checks with the signature on the check" "The suspect's fingerprints don't match those on the gun"

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