Definition of Check in

1. Verb. Announce one's arrival, e.g. at hotels or airports.

Exact synonyms: Sign In
Generic synonyms: Report
Antonyms: Check Out
Derivative terms: Check-in

Definition of Check in

1. Verb. To announce or record one's arrival at a hotel, airport etc. ¹

2. Verb. To contact another person in order to keep the other person informed of one's situation. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Check In

check-out procedure
check bit
check box
check boxes
check character
check digit
check girl
check in
check into
check is in the mail
check ligaments of eyeball
check ligaments of odontoid
check mark
check marks
check off
check out
check over
check overdraft credit
check rail
check rails
check register
check scale

Literary usage of Check in

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1910)
"... for the purpose of being used by thu cashier, in drawing his official checks; and that the check in question had been cut out of the eaid bonk. ..."

2. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1921)
"... charge that conviction might be had on second count, if check in evidence corresponded in all particulars with that Bet out in the second count, ..."

3. The Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review by Isaac Smith Homans, William Buck Dana (1852)
"Nor is the time of presentment enlarged by placing > check in the hands of a ... But in that case the defendant, by discounting his check in the country, ..."

4. Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review by William B. Dana (1852)
"Nor is the time of presentment enlarged by placing a check in the hands of a banker to collect. On this point Mr. Shaw gives an interesting decision from 3 ..."

5. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Circuit Court of United States by Jabez S. Holmes (1877)
"... and the plaintiff alleges that, in consideration thereof and in pursuance of the said request, he did agree to deposit said check in some other bank in ..."

6. Adventure Guide Inside Passage & Coastal Alaska by Ed Readicker-Henderson (2006)
"Check-In Departure and check-in times are printed on the tickets. In larger ports, take the check-in times very seriously. If you're not in line, ..."

7. Chronological History of the West Indies by Thomas Southey (1827)
"... but the former check (in which the enemy lost from fifty to sixty killed and wounded) evinced that opposition could only lead to destruction ; and they ..."

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