checkout checkout  /ˈtʃɛ ˌkaʊt/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the act of inspecting or verifying
  2. (n) the latest time for vacating a hotel room
  3. (n) a counter in a supermarket where you pay for your purchases

Usage(s):

  1. The problem with buying kids' books on the Web is that you can't flip through them before checkout.
  2. Bleeping and flashing at the checkout counters of a Kroger store in the Cincinnati suburb of Kenwood, the new device looks and sounds like something from a sci-fi movie.

News

  1. Heart Rate Watch Company Offers comGateway Express International Shipping

    The Heart Rate Watch Company is offering direct international checkout for heart rate monitors , GPS watches and fitness electronics through comGateway. Gateway Express is a freight forwarder from Portland, Oregon that specializes in international shipments to several hundred countries worldwide. (PRWeb June 12, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10824201.htm
    on June 12, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  2. Piggly Wiggly Midwest Partners with Ibotta to Offer Shoppers Cash Rewards

    Shoppers can now seamlessly earn cash rewards at checkout by connecting their Piggly Wiggly Preferred Club Card to the free Ibotta mobile application. (PRWeb June 11, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10819319.htm
    on June 11, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  3. Brenda Song & Trace Cyrus: Late-Night 7-Eleven Run!

    Brenda Song and Trace Cyrus stand near the checkout counter together after picking up some snacks at 7-Eleven on Monday night (June 10) in Studio City, Calif. The 24-year-old actress and her on-and-off musician beau also stopped outside to rent a movie before heading home. PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Brenda Song “”Don’t [...]
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Just Jared Jr.

Quotes

  1. "It's not the time to ask American families who are already paying more in the checkout line to pay more in subsidies for wealthy farmers," Bush said.
    on Apr 30, 2008 By: President Bush Source: Minneapolis Star Tribune

  2. "We were not pleased by this notion of the Google Checkout party and the marketing around it, I will tell you that," eBay CEO Meg Whitman said in an interview. "But you don't (deploy) these kind of tests with no planning. You can't. Because...
    on Jun 15, 2007 By: Meg Whitman Source: FOX News

  3. "This inquiry will follow prices from the farm gate to the checkout," Bowen said.
    on Jan 21, 2008 By: Chris Bowen Source: TVNZ

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